(IELTS) International English Language Testing System

Office Hours


PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE THE OFFICE HOURS AND NOT THE HOURS FOR THE PROGRAM ITSELF. Please see schedule section below for information on program hours.

SUMMER HOURS: Monday to Friday: All locations and offices - 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

SUMMER SHUTDOWN: All St. Charles centres will be closed August 6-17. Once they open, you may register for programs in September. There will be no classes until September 4, 2018.

Monday to Friday: All locations and offices - 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Evening Hours

Mountain Campus (150 East 5th St.): Tuesday, Thursday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please note that you cannot sign up for ESL on Monday nights.

Downtown Campus (45 Young St.): Tuesday & Thursday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Stoney Creek Campus (60 Barlake): Monday & Wednesday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Program Description

Program Description

IELTS is the world's leading test of English for higher education, immigration and employment.

The IELTS preparation Course is for the student who would like to prepare and understand the test format and to learn tips and strategies to raise their score. The suitable candidate can train for either General or Academic requirements in the four language skills examined in the IELTS program. Our IELTS preparatory program will train the student for the IELTS test for each language skill. It allows the learner to use an integration of language skills that they will practice in a variety of future environments.

Who May Apply

Must be 18 years-old or older
Must have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 4 or higher

How To Register

To register for evening classes, call 905-577-0555 or email info@stcharles.ca.

Starts September 26, 2017.

On-going registration - enrol any time. Please come to the school on the day you would like to attend, bring your immigration documents and the $10 consumables fee.

Schedule and Locations

Ongoing registration

July 3-27, 2018: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Doesn't run in August
September - June: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Starting September 11, 2018: September-July: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Mountain Campus
150 East 5th Street (at Brucedale)
Hamilton, Ontario L9A 2Z8
FREE Parking accessible from Brucedale Avenue
Tel: 905-577-0555 Press 5, then Press 0


FREE for existing St. Charles students.
$10 consumables fee (Cash only) for new students

Information for Visitors to Canada

Visitor Fees
For all visitors to Canada and Canadian-born citizens
Full Time (28 hours per week): $84 per week
Part Time (15 hours per week): $45 per week

Letter of Acceptance

If you need a letter of acceptance, please provide us this information for each student:

Telephone number:
Date of Birth:
Nearest Canadian Embassy Address, Telephone number, Fax number:
Name and address of who you will be staying with:

The fee will be $480.00 in cash. If the student is accepted into Canada, the fee will be applied to the visitor fees. If the student is not accepted, we will refund the $400.00 and the $80.00 will be kept back as administration fees

NEW! Starting January 8, 2018 the St. Charles 150 East 5th St (Hamilton Mountain) campus will have a special class for visitors only.