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IELTS Courses

Cactus offers 2-week and 4-week IELTS courses in partnership with MTS. The IELTS preparation classes allow you to focus on the exam methodology. The aim is to prepare you to the way the academic IELTS exam works and on what is expected to achieve a particular score.

  • Prepare for IELTS exam structure
  • Practice the writing for the exam
  • Listening and speaking practices

About our IELTS courses


IELTS courses

5 lessons per week

Monday to Friday classes

1 class per day (6:00pm – 8:00pm/8:30pm)

Start dates: Every Friday

Price from: £11 per hour

  • Average of 10 students per class
  • 2-week and 4-week courses
  • For all levels from B1 to C1
  • Course material included
  • Live and interactive lessons
  • Learn from anywhere in the world
  • Qualified IELTS preparation tutors

What is an IELTS Course like?

Our IELTS online courses are delivered using our proven training method. Our approach will get you the training and practice on the several parts of the exam.

Preparing for the exam and improving your skills takes time and dedications. The teachers will help you throughout the course to keep you motivated and engaged on each task.

Our 2-week and 4-week courses are immersive and interactive. Your teacher will guide to get pass the exam from the very first lesson. The classroom atmosphere is relaxed but focussed. Activities are designed to keep you engaged and motivated throughout the course.

Our IELTS preparation course is geared towards the academic IELTS exam. The academic IELTS exam is designed for those who want to gain entry to universities and other institutions of higher education.

Preparing with IELTS Online Course

Our courses are designed for students looking to practice and pass the academic IELTS exam. By attending the course will you understand the IELTS exam structure. You will also receive training on listening and speaking. During the lessons you will practice your writing and reading skills with our masterclasses.

You will be received feedback on your tasks and performance throughout the course. The aim is for you to become familiar with the topics covered on the exam.

Want to find out more about the course? Check the IELTS classes outline to see what you can expect to cover during the course. The course outline will be your guide during your IELTS preparation course.

IELTS Preparation Courses Levels

Our IELTS online courses are designed for students which have at least a B1 (Intermediate) in English. If your level is lower than B1, we recommend you take a General English course to improve your level, before enrolling on an IELTS online course.

If you are unsure of your level, you can take our online English level test. This will allow you to understand your current level of English.

You can take our level test and check the course content before taking an IELTS class with Cactus.


Are you looking to book IELTS Exam? If so, our partner offers you the opportunity of booking IELTS exam in many cities across the UK. From Brighton to London to Portsmouth. Take an IELTS Exam preparation course and book your IELTS test. MTS is one of the leading exam providers in the UK and Ireland.

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4 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course05 Jan to 01 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £349Select »
2 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course05 Jan to 18 JanFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £240Select »
4 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course12 Jan to 08 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £349Select »
2 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course12 Jan to 25 JanFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £240Select »
4 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course19 Jan to 15 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £349Select »
2 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course19 Jan to 01 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £240Select »
4 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course26 Jan to 22 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £349Select »
2 Week CourseOnlineIELTS Exam Preparation Course26 Jan to 08 FebFriday to Thursday6.30-8/8.30pm £240Select »

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How to book with Cactus

Take level test

This is a quick test to help you find the right course for your current level of English language.


Choose a course

Simply select which course you would like to take. Choose a 4-week or a 2-week IELTS course.

Book your course

Use our simple online booking system to select your IELTS preparation course with Cactus.

Frequently asked questions

What will I study on an IELTS class?

Our IELTS course outline give an overview of the content and learning framework of the course.

On a week you can typically expect to cover:

  • 18:00-20:30, Friday: IELTS in One Go class
  • 18:00-20:30, Monday: Listening and Speaking Masterclass
  • 18:00-20:00, Tuesday: Writing Task 2 Masterclass
  • 18:00-20:00, Wednesday: Reading Masterclass
  • 18:00-20:00, Thursday: Writing Task 1 Masterclass

What is the minimum level for IELTS course?

We recommend students to be at least B1+ (intermediate). So you can achieve a good result, you should have a good knowledge of General English. You can take our English level test before booking an IELTS Course. If you score lower than 25 on our test – we recommend you to book an Online English Course.

Do I need a course book for the classes?

You will not need a course book for your IELTS course. Course materials are included in the IELTS course fees. Teachers will provide the materials needed to support you throughout the course.
Please note that materials are provided by the teachers throughout the lessons.
The materials for IELTS online course are carefully assessed by academic and designed to help you pass the exam.

What do I need to attend an IELTS Online lesson?

So you can start your online lesson you will need:

  • a strong internet connection;
  • a device (such as laptop) with integrated camera and mic;
  • headphones;
  • install the free online learning platform – Zoom.

Still have questions?

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). It is the leading English language proficiency test. The score system is designed to help you study or work in an English-speaking country. It is recognised in many countries such as the UK, the USA, Australia and Canada.

IELTS is British and is administered by both Cambridge ESOL and the British Council.

How long to take IELTS course?

It depends on the score you are looking to achieve. IELTS score is from 1-9 and is normally required 5 or more. The higher you can score in your IELTS, the better. It shows you have a better understanding and ability to communicate in English. Taking an IELTS course will help you achieve the results you need. You will be tested on reading, writing, listening and speaking skills on test day.

How much is IELTS Exam?

There are many options so IELTS exam fees depend on the IELTS testing centre you choose to book. The test is offered at many places across the UK so you need to take into account dates and fees. IELTS Academic fees is normally between £175 – £195. You will need to choose the location that suits you best. Then you can book your IELTS exam online.

How to book IELTS Exam? You can book online your IELTS exam. You will be able to choose from a computer or paper test. Exam is offered in over 15 cities across the UK and Ireland. Simply select the location and date that is suitable for you. Book your IELTS test online.

IELTS Exam Preparation

IELTS Exam preparation is essential to guarantee a good score. You can do it by taking an IELTS online course whilst you study at home. Preparing with a teacher and good IELTS Exam preparation materials will help you towards your goal.

During your IELTS Exam preparation you will understand the test format and develop strategies. You will use appropriate and assertive English terms and test your reading skills. You will also develop your speaking and listening skills.

The easiest way is to immerse in the English language and support your exam preparation. You will study in a classroom environment and practise everything before taking the test.

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