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British Council IELTS Testing Here logo

This test will be sat in Hamilton at Wintec's City Campus.

IELTS assesses all of a student's English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking, and is designed to reflect how students will use English at study, at work, and at play, in their new life abroad.

There are two versions of the IELTS test:

  • IELTS Academic
  • IELTS General Training

To check which version of the test needed, please read IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training. Both modules cover all four language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

The IELTS test is delivered in conjunction with MIT but all of our tests are held in Hamilton.

2019 dates

Date of test (Saturday) Results available
19 JanuaryAcademic and General Training1 February
9 FebruaryAcademic and General Training22 February
2 MarchAcademic and General Training15 March
23 MarchAcademic and General Training5 April
27 AprilAcademic and General Training10 May
11 MayAcademic and General Training24 May
1 JuneGeneral Training only14 June
22 JuneAcademic only5 July
6 JulyAcademic and General Training19 July
27 JulyAcademic and General Training9 August
17 AugustAcademic and General Training30 August
7 SeptemberAcademic and General Training20 September
28 SeptemberAcademic and General Training11 October
12 OctoberAcademic and General Training25 October
2 NovemberAcademic only15 November
23 NovemberAcademic and General Training6 December
7 DecemberAcademic and General Training20 December
Please note: Your speaking time will be e-mailed to you two days prior to the test. 


IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test. If students are looking to work, study or live abroad then taking an IELTS test can help them make that dream come true.

Find out more here.


The IELTS test fee is $385. Fees are paid when students complete their application.

Test day information

Students might feel a bit nervous about their IELTS test day. So that things go smoothly as possible, here's some information to help understand what will happen on the day of the test.

How to book your test

Step one

Visit this url.

Note: The logo will show Manukau Institute of Technology, but you will be sitting your test at Wintec in Hamilton.

IELTS test booking instruction stage one

Step two

  • Use the date drop-down menu and select preferred month for test
  • Use the town/city drop-down menu and select Hamilton
  • Use the module drop-down and select the module you would like to test
  • Click 'Find'

IELTS test booking instructions stage two

Step three

Click apply next to your preferred test date.

IELTS test booking instructions stage three

Step four

Read terms and conditions, and tick the box at the bottom of the page.

IELTS test booking instruction stage four

Step five

Enter your details and click 'continue'

IELTS test booking instruction stage five

Step six

  • Review your test details
  • Click the 'I'm not a robot' button
  • Click 'Apply now' button


You will be contacted via email with next steps. 

Please note: Your speaking time will be e-mailed to you two days prior to the test. 

IELTS test booking instruction stage six

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