Pearson Test of English Preparation (PTE)
Course Details
icon-building RTO Number: 41143 icon-qrcode CRICOS Code: 098396J
icon-clock-o Duration: 10 weeks per level (20 hours per week) icon-file-text Certificate Type: Non AQF Award
Fees and Charges icon-sitemap Study Mode: Face-to-Face
icon-flag-checkered Locations: Perth City Start Date: Every Monday


About this course

PTE and IELTS are the most widely recognised English language proficiency tests that students undertake further studies or immigration purposes. To help our students achieve their learning goals and develop their language skills, NIT offers daytime and evening test preparation courses* for both PTE and IELTS.

These courses aim to improve the four macro skills (Speaking, listening, writing and Speaking) as relevant to the test. The course comprises tips and test strategies, practice component for each skill and simulated mock tests which are conducted by our well-qualified and experienced trainers. So whether you want to get a visa, intend to complete higher studies or master the skills of English language, this course is for you.

Course Timetable (Day/Evening)

Sample Timetable - Day

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Session 1

8:30 – 10:30 am

Homework Feedback
Reading 1
Reading & Writing – Fill in the Blanks
Listening 1
Fill in the Blanks
Language Development 2
Expressing Quantity
Sentence Construction
Reading 2
Reading & Writing – Fill in the Blanks
Session 2

10:45 am – 12:30 pm

Academic Vocabulary
Academic Collocations List
Academic Word List
Language Development 1
Word Formation
Writing 1
Summarise SpokenText
Listening 2
Highlight Incorrect Words
Speaking 3
Describe an Image
Describing Graphs & Charts
Session 3

1:15 – 3:00 pm

Speaking 1
Read Aloud
Answer Short Questions
Language Development 3
Comparative & SuperlativesLanguage Development 4
Academic Vocabulary
Academic Word List
Topic: The Arts
Writing 2
Typing Strategies
Summarise Spoken TextReview of Units
Session 4

3.00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaking Strategies 1
Do’s & Don’ts
Speaking 2
Topic: Comparing Cities
Complete Summary for Review tomorrow

Sample Timetable - Evening

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Session 1

5:30 – 7 pm

Discuss Homework

Reading (Sentence completion tips and tricks, practice)

Vocabulary (Prefixes and suffixes)

Spellings (Quiz –commonly misspelled words)

Speaking (Cue-cards, practice with frequently asked cue-cards) Grammar (Countable and uncountable)

Speaking (IELTS part 3-Giving opinion practice)

Mock test and

Feedback on test/error correction

Session 2

7 – 9:30 pm

Listening (Table completing, labelling a map or plan) Writing (Format of formal letters, sample format, practice task) Writing (Essay writing how to write an introduction in Task 2) Review and Q/A session for the weekly test

Note: Course structure, timetable and the course content are subject to change during the delivery period due to change in legislative requirements, NIT’s course review process and resource availability.

Entry requirements and score equivalencies

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or above at the time of course commencement.
  • Undertake NIT placement test or submit a proof of English language proficiency. For a guide to the English language entry requirements for PTE Preparation course, refer to the table below.

Note: During the assessment and verification of the application, NIT may request for additional evidence from the applicant or conduct a face-to-face interview over Skype or Google Hangout with the applicant.

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read NIT Student Handbook, Fees and Refund Policy and Information for International Students.

Change of Timetable

Morning to evening or evening to morning fee is $200.00. Change of timetable request cannot be made more than once within a course (not level) duration. Change of timetable requests will only be accepted for enrolments with a minimum of 10 or more study weeks.

Fees & Charges

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ELICOS English Score Equivalencies