IELTS General Training – prove you have practical, everyday English language skills
IELTS General Training measures English language proficiency in a practical, everyday context. The tasks and tests reflect both workplace and social situations.
Some countires might require IELTS Academic test for some type of migration qualifications assessment. Please make sure to check which test you need with the organisations you are applying to.
Take this test if you would like to:
- train or study at below degree level
- work or undertake work related training in an English speaking country
- emigrate to an English speaking country
- get a better job in your own country.
If you need a visa for working or studying in the UK, then in some cases you may need to take IELTS for UK Visas and ImmigrationI or IELTS Life Skills.
Fee for the IELTS General Training test:
Hong Kong: HK$2,300
What does the fee include? Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.
Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Format: There are four sections to the test: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The order in which Listening, Reading, Writing tests are taken may vary. There are no breaks between these three tests. When you book your IELTS test with the British Council, the test will take place in an official British Council IELTS test centre.
Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day as the other sections of the test, or up to a week before or after. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your written test day.