IELTS is Canada's preferred English language assessment test.
Since its first test release in 1989, IELTS has gained a global reputation as the most trusted & reliable English language assessment.
IELTS offers two types of test:
Both tests measure English language ability to the same high levels.
Having two versions of IELTS allows you to quickly identify applicants with the English-speaking skills most relevant to your organisation’s needs.
A recognising organisation is an institution which accepts or uses IELTS scores to measure the English language proficiency of its applicant.
Recognising organisations include:
All organisations accepting IELTS are listed on our global database which is accessed by our test takers. This means that by accepting IELTS, you gain exposure to millions of applicants around the world.
You can apply for your organisation to become an IELTS Recognising Organisation (RO) online. It only takes a few minutes.
Expecting an IELTS score? Still waiting? Can’t find it? Here are actions to take:
If you accept paper score reports:
*Unless express shipping is specifically requested by a test taker, all TRFs are mailed via regular post with no tracking number.
If you accept electronic scores:
While missing results are uncommon, if you are unable to locate a score in the IELTS e-download service, please email your concern to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the nature of the issue.
British Council’s two-day IELTS Teacher Training workshop is designed for teachers who are already teaching IELTS classes, as well as for ESL instructors who wish to teach IELTS classes in the future. This workshop is not for IELTS Examiners.
The aim of the workshop is to prepare trainees to teach IELTS classes effectively. To achieve this aim, the workshop is designed with practical ideas and materials, and provides top tips and classroom activities which participants can use in their classrooms.
Participants who complete all four Modules – Writing, Reading, Listening, and Speaking – will get a Certificate of Attendance from British Council which is recognized by TESL Ontario for 10 Professional Development hours.