Coast English Testing is an official IELTS test centre with venues across Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, Coquitlam, and we have now offer IELTS tests in downtown Vancouver. We have multiple IELTS test dates offered throughout the month and offer both IELTS on Paper and IELTS on Computer tests.
VGC International College is an official test venue run by Coast English Testing in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Located in the heart of downtown it is within walking distance of many popular areas like – Vancouver Lookout, Gastown, Robson Street, BC Place, The Vancouver Art Gallery, The Pacific Centre shopping mall and Waterfront, among others. VGC International College offers modern climate-controlled testing rooms, coupled with new computers making it an ideal venue for IELTS on Computer tests. It is one of the most preferred colleges for international students and is known for its high academic standards and comfortable campus environment. It is just a 4-minute walk from the Waterfront Skytrain Station and a 3-minute walk from the Granville Skytrain Station. The nearest bus station is a 3-minute walk to West Cordova @ Homer Street. We are pleased to offer wireless headphones at this location. The college campus is wheelchair accessible with parking available at nearby parking lots. Speaking tests are offered at the same location, making it convenient for the test takers. Registration time is 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. In case you have more questions, please contact Coast English Testing by email or visit our website.
IELTS on computer available
Frequently Asked Questions
How IELTS is scored?
IELTS results are reported on a 9-band scale.
IELTS results are designed to be simple and easy to understand. They are reported as band scores on a scale from 1 (the lowest) to 9 (the highest).
What if I need to cancel my test? Can I get a refund?
For information on cancelling an IELTS test and potentially receiving a refund, contact the test centre where you registered for IELTS.
What is the IELTS results validity period?
While it is up to each organisation to set a validity period that works for their purposes, the IELTS partners recommend a 2-year validity period for IELTS test results based upon the well-documented phenomenon of second language loss or ‘attrition’.
What is IELTS General Training?
General Training for those migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmes and work experience in an English-speaking environment. Both versions provide a valid and accurate assessment of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
What is IELTS Academic?
IELTS Academic is for people applying for higher education or professional registration.
What is IELTS?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).