The IELTS Test is an accredited method for examining the quality of English of a candidate. We describe what it is and why it is important.
It is scored from 0-9 and the lowest admissible for score NHS nursing applicants is 7.
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting 2 million tests in the past year, IELTS is the world’s most popular high stakes English-language test for study, work and migration. see their website for more information.
If you have not taken an IELTS test – this is the absolute first step you should take. You will find all cities have language schools conducting courses for IELTS tests.
The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment, and was established in 1989. IELTS is accepted by most Australian, British, Canadian and New Zealand academic institutions, by over 3,000 academic institutions in the United States, and by various professional organisations across the world.
All candidates must complete four Modules
to obtain an IELTS Test Report Form.
Candidates are tested in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking Modules. There is a choice between Academic and General Training in the Reading and Writing Modules.
You can take different IELTS courses, ranging from intense immersion programmes with one-to-one tuition to less intense class room environments.