This course continues to develop the English language skills of learners of an additional language in the Health Care Assistant/ESL Program and builds on the skills learned in English Language Skills 2. It focuses especially on the listening and speaking skills required to communicate effectively as a Health Care Assistant in an extended care setting, and on the Job Search Skills required to enter the workforce as a Health Care Assistant. Reading, writing, and vocabulary skills will continue to be developed, especially as they apply to the workplace. Reading, writing, and interactive communication (listening & speaking) skills are taught concurrently and in conjunction with situations and topics in Health Care Assistant Clinical 3. Upon completion of English Language Skills 3, learners have the communication skills required to provide personal care for clients in an extended care setting and to interact with clients and members of the health team.
Course code: ELSK 0703
Length: 60 hours
PrerequisitesCompletion of the following courses in the Health Care Assistant/ESL program: ELSK 0702,
HRCA 1224, HRCA 1230, HRCA 1240, HRCA 1227, HRCA 1232
CorequisitesHRCA 1328; HRCA 1329
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.