Cambridge Courses in Australia

Preparation courses for the Cambridge exam are designed for those who require an international certificate which, unlike IELTS, has unlimited validity.

The Cambridge Certificate is useful for curricula purposes and admittance to vocational and higher education courses. The Cambridge exam features 4 tests: reading comprehension, writing, listening and speaking.

Cambridge Preparation Courses

PRONUNCIATION
SPEAKING E LISTENING
GRAMMAR
VOCABULARY
READING E WRITING

Cambridge preparation courses are complete and enhance competencies useful to successfully pass the exam and that will generally improve language skills.
The abilities developed through Cambridge exam preparation courses embrace all aspects of the English language: grammar, vocabulary, writing and reading.

Cambridge courses are divided in three levels:


  1. First Certificate (FCE): requires an Intermediate entry level equivalent to an IELTS score of 5.0 – 6.0.


  2. Advanced (CAE): requires an Upper Intermediate entry level equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5 and 7.0.


  3. Proficiency (CPE): requires an Advanced entry level equivalent to an IELTS score of 7.5 and 9.0.

For those who wish to enroll in a Cambridge course, a pre-entry test is usually required followed by another test on the course start date. Schools must assess individual language skills prior to course beginning.
The Cambridge course may be undertaken after a General English course in order to meet English level requirements for admittance to the course.

  • Cambridge courses are based on 10 – 12 week modules.

  • Cambridge courses have fixed intake dates every 3 months: January, March, June and September. Flexible intake dates are organized by some institutions.

  • Flexible intake dates are organized by some institutions.

  • Cambridge courses are most often scheduled in day-time classes.

  • The Cambridge exam can be taken at the end of the course. It is based on a letter grade system: A, B, C (pass); D and E (fail).

The Cambridge course may be undertaken after a General English course in order to meet English level requirements for admittance to the course.