Depending on health regulations, the following courses will be offered via remote learning (online), in-class, or a combination.
English for Work courses include:
- English for Work CLB 5 & 6
- English for Work CLB 7 & 8
English for Work classes are an introduction to Canadian culture and language / communication skills. They are designed for individuals with a CLB 5+ in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing who need to improve their language skills before taking a certification course for furthering employment opportunities.
This course focuses on computer skills in the workplace as well as accessing online training, webinars and programs. This course aims to give participants computer skills to enhance self-directed learning, online learning, word processing for work, and presentation skills for work.
Communication for Health Care Aide CLB 5-7
Communication for Health Care Aides is a blended 12-week introduction to Canadian culture and language / communication skills for health care aides and other health professionals. It is designed for individuals with a CLB 5-7 in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing who need to improve their language skills for advancement at work or before taking a health care aide certification course.
This course includes lessons and activities that focus on foundational language skills needed for a health care aide in a personal care home setting. Topics include how to build rapport, give a clear message, ask questions, listen actively, clarify understanding, give instructions, report a situation, manage a phone call, and make suggestions. Students must have a computer or have regular access to one, and be comfortable with working online. Teachers will provide ongoing online support throughout the class.
Class meetings will begin January 4, 2021. Instructor will contact the students.
For more information or to register, please register online or contact Gwen at 204.346.6609.