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IELTS General Training

The General Training version of IELTS measures English language proficiency in a practical, every-day content. The tasks and texts reflect both workplace and social situations. It's the only non-academic test recognised for migration, secondary education and work experience in Australia.*

*Please check with your migration agent, education consultant and workplace to confirm which IELTS test you need.

The IELTS General Training test format explained


*The Listening and Speaking components are the same for both IELTS Academic and General Training versions. The Reading and Writing components differ.

Learn more about the IELTS Academic test to help you choose the test that matches your needs and English skills.

If you're sure about what test you need, proceed to book your IELTS test here.

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Upcoming IDP events

As an international student in Australia, you can attend a range of events throughout the year hosted by IDP Education and its partners.

IELTS Results

How you receive your results will depend on which IELTS Test Centre you sit your test with. It can be previewed online, 5-7 days after you sit the test. Check now.

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