Build your confidence and get the best results in your IELTS test with the British Council. 

Dates, times, location and price

Our one day preparation course takes place from 10:00 to 17:00 on a Saturday and costs CHF 180. There is a break from around 13:00 to 14:00. The British Council does not provide lunch.

Our three evening preparation course takes place on three consecutive evenings from 17:00 to 20:15 and costs CHF 196.  There is a fifteen minute break.  The British Council does not provide dinner.

Our intensive preparation course takes place from 17:00 to 20:15 and costs CHF 135.  There is a fifteen minute break. The British Council does not provide dinner.

Our IELTS preparation for Writing course takes place from 17:00 to 20:15 on a weekday and costs CHF 135. There is a short break in the middle. The British Council does not provide dinner.

Dates Course Type Location

19 July 2019

14, 15, 16 August

17 August 2019

21 August

8 October 2019

12 October 2019

15 November 2019

22 November 2019

7 December 2019

Intensive evening course

Preparation course over three evenings

One Day Preparation course

Preparation for Writing course

Preparation for Writing course

One Day Preparation course

Intensive evening course

Preparation for Writing course

One Day Preparation course

Berne

Berne

Zurich

Berne

Berne

Zurich

Berne

Berne

Zurich

Course content

Our IELTS preparation courses will:

  • introduce you to the types of questions that will be in the IELTS test
  • give you the opportunity to practise the skills you need to succeed
  • teach you techniques for all four aspects of the exam (listening, reading, writing and speaking) or focus solely on writing, depending on your chosen course
  • involve practical sessions and group work. 

How to register

  1. Download the registration form for the type of course you wish to take from the downloads section at the bottom of this page.
  2. Pay the course fee via bank transfer (bank details on the form).
  3. Email your registration form and proof of payment to ielts@britishcouncil.ch.