IELTS Preparatory Courses & Official Testing Centre

Preparatory Courses

Our in-person IELTS Preparation Course is designed to help students prepare to take the IELTS Test.

Course Description

IELTS Preparatory Course

Are you planning to take the IELTS exam and aiming to achieve your desired band
The ELC’s IELTS Preparation Course is designed for individuals preparing for both
Academic and General Training IELTS tests. This comprehensive program familiarizes
some students with and reviews for others the IELTS exam format and assessment
criteria. It emphasizes the development of effective strategies of all four evaluative
skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking to accommodate exam requirements
and to improve overall language proficiency.
Leaners will develop the techniques to navigate each section of the exam accurately
and develop important language and vocabulary structures, and language fluency to
enhance communications for optimal performance on the IELTS exam. Learners will
receive ongoing feedback from an expert instructor through abundant practice
materials, interactive learning, mock tests, and practice questions to identify strengths
and address areas for improvement to guide learners on the path to success.
By the end of the course, you’ll have developed the necessary skills, strategies, and
confidence to excel in the IELTS exam. Whether you’re pursuing higher education,
immigration opportunities, or career advancement, the ELC’s IELTS Preparation Course
will equip you with the tools for success in your IELTS journey.



Tuition: $375.00 (cost includes course and materials)

Payment Due Dates

June 10 - July 6 (registration closes June 4, payment due June 4)

New summer dates will be posted soon.

How to Register
Step 1: Fill out the Registration and Payment Form
Step 2: Wait for a confirmation email that will include course information.

IELTS Test Registration

We kindly ask that you do not contact Lakehead's English Language Centre about test dates, test registration or TRFs. We do not have access to this information. We are only the venue for the test. You can email with any questions you may have about testing. To register for an IELTS test in Thunder Bay at our location, click on the following link: IELTS Registration. If you do not see the test date, the test date has either been filled or not posted yet.

If you require to take the IELTS Academic test, please email directly. 

Message from ILSC IELTS Team

Computer Delivered IELTS is now available 7 days a week at ILSC Toronto (443 University Avenue). Please visit to register for a CD IELTS test. Results will be published online between 3-5 business days and Test Report Forms can be collected from the same address 7 days a week. 

Paper-Based IELTS tests are now offered in the following locations: 

  • ILSC Toronto, 443 University Avenue 
  • Maple Leaf Collegiate, 4002 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough 
  • triOS College Business Technology Healthcare, 55 City Centre Dr 2nd floor, Mississauga 
  • triOS College Business Technology Healthcare, 252 Queen St E, Brampton 

If you would like to register for CELPIP test, please visit

If any of you want to transfer your Paper-Based IELTS to Computer Delivered IELTS, you can do so by sending us an email mentioned below. Please note that refund requests are taking significantly longer to process than normal. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Please do not contact any venues directly as they don't have any information regarding test dates. You can reach us by emailing to this address (we can't receive calls at the moment).