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IELTS Centre

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Take the world's leading English language assessment test through the IELTS Centre at SAIT. 

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test developed by the world's leading experts in language assessment on four key English language skills

  • listening
  • reading
  • writing
  • speaking

We offer the tests in two formats — Academic and General Training.

Please note: headphones are now available for the listening test. 

  • The Academic format is applicable for post-secondary entrance, for graduate-level entrance requirements, and for membership in some professional organizations.
  • The General Training format focuses on general survival skills for purposes of secondary education, work experience, or training programs in countries where English is the primary language. People migrating to Canada must take the General Training format.

Upcoming test dates

Both Academic and General Training formats.

  • March 23, 2019
  • April 6, 2019
  • April 27, 2019
  • May 11, 2019
  • May 18, 2019 (Academic test only)
  • June 1, 2019
  • June 29, 2019

Fees, services and forms

Fees for the IELTS Test is $309 (including tax).

Additional services and forms are available for a fee through the IELTS Centre, including:

  • Test date transfers
  • Test cancellations
  • Test remarking
  • Test Report Forms — couriered within North America or internationally
  • Additional Test Report Forms sent to recognizing organizations (not provided to candidates)

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Pre-IELTS Test (free)

We have been designated as the Pre-IELTS testing centre by Cambridge English and this test is free. Listening, reading and writing practice tests — speaking practice test excluded — are offered to you at SAIT's IELTS Centre.

The pre-testing service is provided on a first-come, first served basis.

Book a pre-test


Preparing for your test

Improve your IELTS scores with our IELTS Preparation course. Throughout this course, you'll develop intermediate to advanced levels of English language proficiency to prepare you to take the IELTS test.


Course delivery — morning or afternoon course

  • Monday - Friday
  • Morning course: 9 am - noon
  • Afternoon course: 1 - 4 pm

Course length

  • 5 weeks
  • 75 hours (3 hours a day)


  • $1,350 (including application fee)



Course delivery

  • Tuesday and Thursday
  • Evening course: 6 - 9 pm

Course length

  • 8 weeks
  • 48 hours (3 hours a day)


  • $650 (including application fee)


  • IELTS Preparation (part-time) - PREP 105 

Course delivery

  • Schedule and tutoring hours are based on teacher availability.


  • Regular tuition - $65/hour
  • Group discount
    • 2 students - $85/hour
    • 3 students - $100/hour
    • 4 students - $120/hour



Contact the IELTS Centre

IELTS Centre

Stan Grad Centre, MC217

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
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