English for Work – Communication for Health Care Aides & IEN

Depending on health regulations, the following courses will be offered via remote learning (online), in-class, or a combination.

English for Work – Health Care Aides & IEN Course: January 12 – March 24, 2022
Classes on Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm

Are you an IEN (Internationally Educated Nurse) who needs English language skills to begin working as a nurse in Manitoba? Or are you interested in a rewarding career as a health care aide, but don’t have confidence in the language skills needed to become certified? We will train you!

Communication for Health Care Aides & IEN 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 in Listening, Speaking and Reading and Writing who need to improve their language skills 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.

Instructor will contact the students.

For more information or to register, please register online or contact Gwen at 204.346.6609 or