Take your IELTS test at our Mt Gravatt centre
Join us at our friendly centre to take your IELTS test for study, work or migration. Located on the Griffith University Mt Gravatt campus, within easy reach of Brisbane CBD, our test centre is part of the award-winning Griffith English Language Institute.
Book your test
To book your IELTS test, decide which module you need to take, select from the dates below and click Book now.
You will be taken to the IELTS Essentials website:
- Confirm your selection and sign in if you have an existing account, or create an account if you are a new user.
- Agree to the terms and conditions.
- Select pay offline and use the provided link to make your payment of the $340 test fee.
We will manually confirm your booking during business hours and email you the confirmation letter.
Please note: the IELTS test fee will increase to $355 from 1 February 2020
We look forward to hosting you on your test day. Details of the time to arrive and the registration process will be sent to you the day before your test. Please find general information below:
Test day schedule:
- 8.00 – 8.30 am: registration
- 9 am – 12.20 pm: writing, reading and listening tests
- 12.40 – 6 pm: speaking tests
An offer to take your speaking test on a weekday will be emailed to you. Please follow the instructions on the email to book.
For Saturday speaking tests, you can email a request for an early time slot. Requests must be received no later than the Monday before the test. The time of your speaking test will be advised on Saturday, once you are in the test room.
Bring your passport:
You need a current, valid passport to sit all sections of the IELTS test. No other ID accepted.
NO PASSPORT = NO TEST and NO REFUND
What else to bring:
Water bottles are recommended - must be clear plastic with all labels removed. We supply pencils and erasers so do not bring your own stationery. Leave your valuables at home - personal belongings will be locked in a store room, but we accept no responsibility for loss or damage to your belongings.
Parking is free on Saturdays. If attending the test centre on a weekday, you can purchase casual daily/hourly parking tickets online or at the ticket machines on site.
The Mt Gravatt campus is conveniently located on the South-East busway and is easily accessible via bus. Please check the TransLink website to plan your journey.
Need to change your booking date?
Email us up to 7 days before your test and we will assist wherever possible.
Need to cancel your test?
Email us 7 days or more before your test to apply for a 75% refund.
Provide a medical certificate or proof of compassionate grounds within 14 days before or 5 days after the test date to receive a 75% refund.
You can choose to have your results re-marked for a flat fee of $176 for one or multiple components of a single test. Your original IELTS test report form is required at the time of application. To apply you can:
- email us before 12 noon on results release day so we can retain your test report form and send you the application form and payment link
- email us to request the application form and payment link
The re-marking process usually takes 2 – 3 weeks. Once completed, we will email you and you can choose to either collect the re-mark report and test report form or have us mail them to you.
If your score/s improve you will be eligible for a refund of the $176 fee. We will email instructions on how to apply for the refund. We are not permitted to communicate information about scores by email or phone.
IELTS preparation tools
Give yourself the best chance to succeed by preparing for your test. There are many resources available to help you feel more confident and ready to take the test:
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular high stakes English language test. More than 3 million people globally take IELTS tests every year. More than 10,000 organisations now accept an IELTS result a measure of English proficiency.
The IELTS test is co-owned and was co-created by a global partnership of education and language experts:
- IDP IELTS Australia
- the British Council
- Cambridge English Language Assessment
These organisations are dedicated to academic excellence, cultural understanding, student placement and enabling success worldwide.
IELTS test results are released on the second Friday following the test. You can choose to receive your results by text message by selecting this option on your my.ieltsessentials account. Collect your results from the test centre between 9 am and 12 noon on release day or preview the results online after 5 pm on release day. All uncollected results are sent by normal mail after 12 noon on release day. If you would prefer to collect your results at a later time or another day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist.
To provide feedback on any aspect of your test day experience, or if you have any concerns you would like addressed,
please email the Administrator: