IELTS Courses

Prepare for IELTS with the British Council in Barcelona or Madrid

Get up to speed with the IELTS test with one of our IELTS preparation courses in Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid or Valencia. The 10-hour programme is designed to help you maximise your performance on the day. The course offers:

  • A programme of exam technique and familiarisation to help you prepare for your IELTS test
  • Practice, feedback and advice to help you get the grade you want
  • A clear and concise overview of all four parts of the test: listening, reading, writing and speaking
  • Free library membership
  • Practice speaking test


Location: Barcelona Amigó teaching centre 

Cost: 195€ (10 hours) 

Timetable: 19:00 - 21:30 

  • Sep: 22, 23, 25 & 26
  • Oct: 6, 8, 13 & 15
  • Nov: 10, 12, 17 & 19
  • Nov: 24, 26 & Dec 1, 3

Leaflet: IELTS preparation course Barcelona(pdf 340kb)



Location: Examination Services Madrid 

Cost: 190€

Timetable: 6:45pm to 9:15pm (10 hours)


  • August: 25, 27 & September: 1, 3 (full)
  • October: 6, 8, 13 & 15 (full)
  • November: 5, 12, 17, & 19 (full)
  • November: 24, 26 & December: 1, 3

How can I register for an IELTS course?

Please fill in the application form (pdf 315kb) and pay the fee of 185€ by credit card or bank transfer to the following Barclays Bank account 0065 0100 11 0001335146. Please send us by email the application form and the proof of payment (in case of transfer).

Please note that the places are limited. If the group is full you will be refunded.

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Location: British Council Bilbao

Cost: 253€ (20 hours)

Timetable: 8:45 - 14:45

  • January 11, 18 & 25 and February 1
  • February 8, 15 & 22 and March 1
  • March 8, 15, 22 and 29

Next dates TBC.

Leaflet: IELTS preparation course Bilbao (pdf 520KB)

To register please fill the application form (doc 2MB), Please send us by email the application form and the proof of payment to

Please note that the places are limited. If the group is full you will be refunded.

Register for your IELTS test


Location: British Council Valencia

Cost: 150€ (10 hours)

Timetable: 08.00 to 10.30


  • September: 15, 16, 17 & 18
  • October: 20, 21, 22 & 23
  • November: 17, 18, 19 & 20
  • December: 1, 2, 3 & 4

Leaflet: IELTS Preparation Course Valencia

You can register from 24 October to 2 November. Please fill the application form and send it back to us by mail to

Road to IELTS

What does New Road to IELTS give you?

  • New Road to IELTS is an online resource for both the Academic and General Training modules of IELTS.
  • Practice zones with e-books to help you prepare for each of the 4 components of the test: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • Sample videos with tips from candidates and teacher tutorials, highlighting what to do and what not to do on your test
  • Timed practice tests to measure your progress
  • A My Progress section to help you compare yourself with other students worldwide
  • A My Profile section to remind you of your test date

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What are the advantages for you?

  • Instant Feedback
    You will have instant feedback on your performance and monitor your personal progress.
  • Understand your mistakes
    You can see the correct answers and receive tips and hints to help you improve.
  • Develop Confidence
    As the exercises are based on real IELTS test tasks, you will become more familiar with the test and so feel more confident.
  • Free access to 10 hours’ online preparation available here
    20 hours extra preparation will be provided when you take IELTS with British Council
    Improve your IELTS score with British Council practice materials!
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