Online English Test Preparation

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As part of our commitment to help our participants continue to improve their communication skills, from 2017 we are providing free access to their choice of online PTE-A, IELTS or BULATS English test preparation training.

These English test preparation courses being accessible online allows participants the flexibility to complete their training anywhere they have Wi-Fi, desktop or mobile.

When applying for a Navitas Professional program, the applicant will receive a letter explaining the difference of the three online English test preparation courses and will be able to choose which course best suits their English development needs.

Once the applicant has commenced their Navitas Professional work-readiness program, a login to their choice of online English test preparation training will be provided within four weeks.

PTE-A - Pearson Test of English - Academic

Participants that have chosen to complete the PTE-A online English test preparation course will receive a login* to access anytime, anywhere:

  • One scored practice test
  • Sample questions

The course includes:

  • 70 timed sample questions
  • Quick view of all 20 question types
  • Ability to review your answers with model answers
  • General hints and tips for PTE-A
  • Hints and tips for each question type
  • Full, timed PTE-A practice exam online
  • Ability to familiarise yourself with the test format
  • Mock score report - results across all skills

*There is a 90 day validity period from first login for the PTE-A preparation program. After the 90 days the access to the preparation course will expire.

Where can Navitas Professional participants sit the PTE-A test?

PTE-A tests are available at Navitas PTE-A test centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. For test dates and fees visit navitasenglish.edu.au.

IELTS – International English Language Testing System

Participants that have chosen to complete IELTS (General or Academic) online English test preparation course will receive a login to access anytime, anywhere:

  • IELTS General or Academic course that run for 100 hours  
  • four modules (reading, writing, listening and speaking), each taking approximately 25 hours to complete and can be completed in 10-minute segments

The focus of the IELTS self-study courses is to build your test-taking strategies as well as develop your English language proficiency. Authentic IELTS receptive (listening and reading) and productive (speaking and writing) resources are used throughout. There is a strong emphasis on the development of a wide vocabulary and an appreciation of grammar and language functions with specific focus on the IELTS test as developed by Cambridge. 

Each of the modules will assist in improving participants' English language proficiency and prepare for the test are:

For IELTS General

  • Reading module: used for different levels of language proficiency. Reading passages are similar in length, difficulty and topic to the authentic IELTS reading test, and the question types are similar to authentic IELTS question types
  • Writing module: improve writing abilities on topics that typically appear in the IELTS General Training writing test
  • Listening module: provides practice of listening tasks, supported by interactive vocabulary, grammar and language-focused activities
  • Speaking module: prepare speaking of different kinds of topics that typically occur in the IELTS speaking test. The focus is on fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammatical range and accuracy,and pronunciation

For IELTS Academic

  • Reading module: provides practice in IELTS reading tests to help understand and practise the language and reading skills you need
  • Writing module: aims to improve confidence in answering IELTS type task 1 and 2 questions. It also builds on the specific language skills needed to successfully formulate a task response
  • Listening module: provides practice of listening tasks, supported by interactive vocabulary,grammar and language-focused activities
  • Speaking module: prepare speaking of different kinds of topics that typically occur in the IELTS speaking test. The focus is on fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammatical range and accuracy,and pronunciation

Where can Navitas Professional participants sit the IELTS General or Academic test?

IELTS General or Academic tests are available at Navitas IELTS testing centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. For test dates and fees visit navitasenglish.edu.au.

BULATS – Business Language Testing Service

Participants that have chosen to complete BULATS online English test preparation course will receive a login to access 50 hours of learning materials anytime, anywhere.

BULATS specifically assesses workplace English skills and scores participants on a scale of 1-100 and indicate 'A1-Beginner' to 'C2-Upper-Advanced' level.

Participant results are provided via ‘Ability’ summaries that provide employers with real-world applications of your language skills in Reading & Listening, Speaking and Writing. By providing our participants with the opportunity to train for the BULATS test, we are ensuring our graduates have meaningful proof of their business language skills that will help them stand out from the competition to future employers both in Australia and globally.

Where can Navitas Professional participants sit the BULATS test?

BULATS tests are available at Navitas Professional locations. For test dates and fees contact your local Navitas Professional office.