IELTS and Cambridge testing

IELTS and Cambridge testing

NMIT is a testing venue for the Victoria University of Wellington IELTS and for Cambridge English Language Exams.


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NMIT is a testing centre for the Victoria University of Wellington IELTS. You can read about IELTs testing, testing procedures and find online practice materials via the Victoria University of Wellington(external link).

NMIT 2018 IELTS exam dates

Both Academic and General Training exams are held each exam day.
There are a limited number of places available for each exam.

  • Saturday 30 June 2018
  • Saturday 8 September 2018
  • Saturday 27 October 2018 NOW Saturday 3 November

To book and pay for an exam go to IELTS(external link).

Your test spot is not guaranteed until your test payment is completed.

When you book you will need to upload a clear copy of your passport photograph page.

You must bring your passport with you to all your exams or you will not be able to sit the exam.

Listening, Reading and Writing tests all take place on the same day. The Speaking test usually takes place on the same day but sometimes can be 7 days before or after the other papers.

For more information please email


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Cambridge Examinations

NMIT is an authorised Cambridge ESOL Examination Centre (NZ003) for:

Cambridge ESOL qualifications are widely recognised by employers and educational institutes all over the world.

Please note we only offer paper-based Cambridge examinations.

Cambridge 2018 Exam dates at NMIT

First (FCE)

Exam date (Writing, Reading, Use of English & Listening)

Speaking exam date

Entry closing date and Special arrangements

Tuesday 4th December

3rd December

9th November

Advanced (CAE)

Exam date (Writing, Reading, Use of English & Listening) Speaking exam date Entry closing date and Special arrangements

Saturday 8th December

3rd December

5th November

Registration may be accepted after the Entry Closing Date. Please contact our Cambridge Exam Manager for further information. Please note an additional administration charge will be added to the exam fee for applications received after the Entry Closing Date.The above dates are subject to change.

Exam fees


How to apply

Take your completed registration form to L Block Reception on the NMIT Nelson campus, or contact the Cambridge Exam Manager. 

Please note that payment of the exam fee must be made at time of exam registration.

Test day photo

Download the  test day leaflet [PDF, 130 KB] for guidance in having your test day photo taken.



If you have any other questions about the IELTS or Cambridge exams at NMIT please contact our programme administrator in English Language.


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