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British Language Training Centre

About British Language Training Centre

Key info

  • British Language Training Centre (BLTC) offers English and Dutch language courses of all levels in the heart of Amsterdam.
  • Study languages individually or in groups.
  • The school is the Dutch Test Centre for the IELTS exam.
  • Offers training for IELTS, Cambridge certificates, and Dutch state exam NT2.
  • Offers specialised courses in Business English, International Legal English, International Financial English, and Teaching English (TEFL).
  • Intensive summer courses in July and August.
  • Open Days on 9th & 10th January, 2017.

City:

Amsterdam (click to view panorama)

Detailed info

Language courses

IELTS, Cambridge and NT2 training

The British Language Training Centre (BLTC) is located in Amsterdam and offers a wide range of English and Dutch language courses. These courses include training for beginners and advanced speakers, as well as preparation for the official IELTS, Cambridge, and NT2 Dutch state exams. BLTC is an official Dutch Test Centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination, making this school the excellent place to train for this test.

Individual and group courses

Students at BLTC can choose to study individually or in small groups. Group courses usually start in January, May, and September and are designed for those who live in the Netherlands and can attend lessons every week. Individual courses are tailor-made and can be arranged at any time throughout the year.

Summer school

The British Language Training Centre runs two-week intensive English courses in July and August. The summer courses, available for students at all initial English proficiency levels, allow them to get the most of the language theory and practice in a short amount of time.

Business and Teaching English

Along with the general language courses, BLTC also offers tracks for business people and teachers. These specific tracks include group training for specialised exams in these fields and tailor-made individual courses.

English Intensive Summer Courses 2017

2 weeks, 45 hours, Monday—Friday
09:30—12:00 & 13:00—15:00
Level Dates Fee
Pre-intermediate 3—14 July € 595
Pre-intermediate 17—28 July € 595
Pre-intermediate 31 July — 11 August € 595
Intermediate 1 3—14 July € 595 
Intermediate 1 17—28 July € 595
Intermediate 1 31 July — 11 August € 595
Intermediate 1 14—25 August € 595
Intermediate 2 17—28 July € 595
Intermediate 2 31 July — 11 August € 595
Intermediate 2 14—25 August € 595
Advanced 17—28 July € 595
Advanced 14—25 August € 595

Sign up for the English Summer Course at BLTC.

IELTS Intensive Exam courses 2017

IELTS Preparation courses
1 week, 25 hours
5 hours per day
(lunch 12:00—13:00)
Dates Days Times Costs
16—20 January Monday—Friday 9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450
20—24 February Monday—Friday 9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450
20—24 March Monday—Friday 9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450
17—22 April Monday—Friday  9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450 
15—19 May Monday—Friday 9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450
19—23 June Monday—Friday 9:00—12:00 &
13:00—15:00
€ 450

Sign up for the IELTS examination preparatory course at BLTC.

Regular Dutch Courses 2017

Once a week courses: 16 January — 24 April 2017

Level Weeks Days Times Course fee
Nederlands 1 14 Monday 18:00—20:00 € 375
Nederlands 2 14 Tuesday 18:00—20:00 € 375
Nederlands 3 14 Wednesday 18:00—20:00 € 375
Nederlands 4 14 Tuesday 18:00—20:00 € 375
Nederlands 5 14 Thursday 18:00—20:00 € 375
NT2 10 Thursday 18:00—20:30 € 375

Sign up for the Dutch language course at BLTC.

Regular English Courses 2017

Twice a week courses

Basic Courses
24 lessons of 2 hours, 16 January — 14 April, 2017
Level Days Times Hours Course fee*
English 1 Beginner Wednesday & Friday 10:00—12:00 48 € 550
English 2 Elementary Tuesday & Thursday 10:00—12:00 48 € 550
English 2 Elementary Tuesday & Thursday 18:00—20:00 48 € 550
English 3 Pre-intermediate Wednesday & Friday 10:00—12:00 48 € 550
English 3 Pre-intermediate Tuesday & Thursday 18:00—20:00 48 € 550
English 3 Pre-intermediate Monday & Wednesday 20:00—22:00 48 € 550
Intermediate Courses
24 lessons of 2 hours, 16 January — 14 April, 2017
English 4 Lower Tuesday & Thursday 10:00—12:00 48 € 550
English 4 Lower Monday & Wednesday 18:00—20:00 48 € 550
English 4 Lower Tuesday & Thursday 18:00—20:00 48 € 550
English 5 Higher Tuesday & Thursday 10:00—12:00 48 € 550
English 5 Higher Monday & Wednesday 18:00—20:00 48 € 550
English 5 Higher Tuesday & Thursday 20:00—22:00 48 € 550

 Once a week courses

Review Course
14 lessons of 2 hours, 16 January — 24 April, 2017
Level Day Times Hours Course fee
Review Friday 10:00—12:00 28 € 375
Review Monday 18:00—20:00 28 € 375
Advanced Course
14 lessons of 2 hours, 18 January — 20 April, 2017
Advanced Wednesday 10:00—12:00 28 € 375
Advanced Thursday 18:00—20:00 28 € 375
Fluency Courses
14 lessons of 2 hours, 17 January — 21 April, 2017
Fluency A Friday 10:00—12:00 28 € 375
Fluency B Wednesday 10:00—12:00 28 € 375
Fluency B Tuesday 18:00—20:00 28 € 375
Fluency C Tuesday 18:00—20:00 28 € 375

Sign up for the English language course at BLTC.

IELTS once a week examination preparation 2017

 IELTS Prep Courses
 10 sessions of 2.5 hours, 18 January — 23 March, 2017
Level Days Hours Times Course fee
IELTS Prep 1 Wednesday 25 18:00—20:30 € 375
IELTS Prep 2 Thursday 25 18:00—20:30 € 375

Sign up for the extensive IELTS examination preparatory course at BLTC

Cambridge once a week examination courses 2017

Cambridge Exam Courses
 14 lessons of 2 hours,  16 January — 24 April, 2017
Level Days Hours Times Costs
First Certificate (FCE) Wednesday 28 10:00—12:00 € 405
First Certificate (FCE) Monday 28 18:00—20:00 € 405
First Certificate (FCE) Tuesday 28 20:00—22:00 € 405
Advanced (CAE) Monday 28 18:00—20:00 € 405
Advanced (CAE) Tuesday 28 20:00—22:00 € 405
Proficiency (CPE) Wednesday 28 18:00—20:00 € 405
Proficiency (CPE) Monday 28 20:00—22:00 € 405

Sign up for the extensive IELTS examination preparatory course at BLTC

Business English Courses 2017

 Once a week courses

Business Fluency Courses
14 lessons of 2 hours, 17 January — 18 April, 2017
Level Day Times Hours Course fee
Business Fluency Tuesday 18:00—20:00 28 € 395
Business Exam courses
14 lessons of 2 hours, 16 January — 24 April, 2017
BEC Vantage Wednesday 18:00—20:00 28 € 405
BEC Higher Wednesday 18:00—20:00 28 € 405
BEC Higher Monday 18:00—20:00 28 € 405

Sign up for the English language course at BLTC.

Intensive Cambridge Exam Training 2017

Level Dates Days Hours Times Costs
First Certificate (FCE) 20—24 Feb. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:00—15:00 € 450
First Certificate (FCE) 24—28 Apr. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:30—15:30 € 450
Advanced (CAE) 20—24 Feb. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:30—15:30 € 450
Advanced (CAE) 24—28 Apr. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:30—15:30 € 450
Proficiency (CPE) 20—24 Feb. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:30—15:30 € 450
Proficiency (CPE) 24—28 Apr. Monday—Friday 25 10:00—12:30 & 13:30—15:30 € 450

Sign up for the extensive IELTS examination preparatory course at BLTC

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