Preparation for IELTS - Work and Study

Course Code: GO00036

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Course Overview

For students whose first language is not English, studying at a college or university and/or working in certain sectors in the United Kingdom, for example medicine, teaching or finance, demands a high level of English proficiency. 

The Preparation for IELTS for Work and Study course at Blackpool and the Fylde College aims to give you the opportunity to focus on, and improve, the academic language skills you will need to access and succeed in your further or higher level education course or within your chosen work sector.  

Blackpool and the Fylde College has a team of well qualified and highly experienced staff who have the expertise to help equip students with a stronger command of academic English to work or study in the UK. 

This course aims to assist you to increase any existing IELTS score by 0.5 points.

This a preparation course.  We can assist you to book the final test (which is not included in this course), which would take place at an official IELTS testing centre.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 minimum (IELTS 5 equivalent).

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The course will be taught online in small groups, and will provide instruction and practice in a variety of skills to improve your ability to:

  • structure and write a variety of academic / work related texts  
  • read and analyze academic / business texts and correspondence 
  • understand lectures / business presentations and take notes 
  • give presentations in business or academic setting

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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