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IDP IELTS Australia

The IELTS test is co-owned and was co-created by a global partnership of education and language experts: IDP: IELTS Australia, the British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment.These organisations are dedicated to academic excellence, cultural understanding, student placement and enabling success worldwide.

IELTS Australia manages IELTS test centres in more than 50 countries, supporting thousands of organisations including universities, professional associations, employers and governments around the world that use IELTS to help select the right people.

IELTS Australia Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of IDP Education, a world leader in student placement services. Read more about IDP student placement services.

IELTS − One test, countless opportunities.

IELTS is the world’s most popular high stakes English language test. It is the test that opens doors to a world of academic and professional opportunity in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, USA and many other places around the world where English is a language in the workplace or the classroom.

The test for study − Thousands of the world’s most reputable universities and colleges will accept your IELTS results as evidence of your English language proficiency.

The test for professionals − Professional registration bodies in many fields will accept an IELTS result, including accounting, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and teaching in many countries. This means that after completing your studies, you may need to take the test again in order to gain professional registration. By this time you will already be familiar with IELTS and be one step closer to achieving your long term goals.

The test for migration − IELTS is required by governments in more countries than any other English language test as a requirement for permanent residency.

The test that’s fairer to you – Did you know that IELTS is the only English language test where your Speaking test is one-on-one with an examiner in a private room where you will not be interrupted by other test takers? No computers, no technical problems and no distractions. Learn more about the test