IELTS Life skills
IELTS Life Skills is an English test for people who need to prove their speaking and listening skills at Levels A1 or B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Who is the test for?
IELTS Life Skills is specifically designed for people who are
required by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to prove their
speaking and listening ability as part of an application.
It can be used by people applying for:
• ‘Family of a settled person’ visas
If you want to remain with a relative, spouse or partner
already living in the UK permanently.
• Indefinite leave to remain
If you are already living in the UK and want to make it
your permanent home.
If you want to become a British citizen.
For all other visa categories the IELTS test can be used.
To find out more about how you can use IELTS or IELTS Life
Skills for UK visas and immigration, go to
IELTS Life Skills is available at two levels:
• A1 Speaking and Listening –
for ‘family of a settled person’ visas
• B1 Speaking and Listening –
for indefinite leave to remain and citizenship.
IELTS Life Skills is a face-to-face Speaking and Listening
test. You will take your test with an examiner, and with one
► 3 Months (40 Classes)
Days and timings:
► Saturday, Monday, Wednesday: 2 hours per day (10:30 am to 7:00 pm)
► Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday: 2 hours per day (10:30 am to 7:00 pm)
► Free materials (practice and class)
► Availability of materials and computers for extra practice
► One-on-one teacher-student classes for specialised care.