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iPass offers unique online IELTS courses which provide a blended approach to test preparation, combining self-study lessons with 1-2-1 coaching and personal feedback.

Since it was founded in 2005 it has grown to become one of the leading global online IELTS course providers. iPass was set up by Nigel Haines and Jenny Bedwell who are both native English teachers at the British Council and have over 35 years teaching experience between them. Jenny has also been a Cambridge examiner since 2002.
Jenny“I met Nigel in 2003 while working together in Portugal. The idea for iPass came about because we wanted to be able to give non-native English speakers from all kinds of backgrounds the opportunity to prepare for the IELTS test regardless of their work or family commitments or their physical location. By providing an alternative to traditional face-to-face courses, we allow students to study at their own pace and at their own convenience while still getting the support and guidance from experienced and well qualified teachers. Through our personal style of online coaching, they have found that they can trust us to help them improve their English in preparation for IELTS.”

Jenny - iPass co-founder & tutor

Nigel“For me, the great thing about iPass is that we get to teach students from all over the world and play a key part in helping them to reach their goals, both academically and professionally. Our students are ambitious, hard-working, and know exactly what they want to achieve and as a teacher it’s a real pleasure to be part of their journey by helping them to succeed in the IELTS test.”

Nigel - iPass co-founder & tutor

Over the last 12 years the iPass team has helped hundreds of candidates around the world to achieve the IELTS scores they need for their future work and study plans.

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Testimonials

Veronica - Norway

Veronica - Norway

iPassielts really helped me in order to reach the band 7 in writing, which was what I needed in order to get into university. I was taking the ielts test for the second time, and I wanted some advice just a week before the test. Unlike most other centres, Ipassielts did not mind helping me in such short notice, and thus corrected three writing samples and gave me useful feedback. As the test form was completely unfamiliar to me, Jenny’s comments made me understand what I needed to focus on in order to fullfill the requirements. I would definitely recommend ipassielts to others, thank you so much.

What's new?

It’s official!!

The NMC has agreed to accept nurses with 6.5 in the Academic Writing test.

Band 7 is still needed overall.

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