This course builds upon the communication skills of a Health Care Assistant developed in English Language Skills 1. Strategies to develop learners' acquisition of a professional vocabulary, reading skills, writing skills and oral presentation skills are emphasized. The learner's interpersonal communication skills are enhanced while providing care for clients in a Special Care setting. Reading, writing, and interactive communication (listening & speaking) skills are taught concurrently and in conjunction with topics in the Health Care Assistant curriculum. Upon completion of English Language Skills 2, learners have the communication skills required to provide personal care for clients in a Special Care setting, and to interact with clients and health team members.
Course code: ELSK 0702
Length: 140.0 hours
PrerequisitesCompletion of the following courses in the Health Care Assistant/ESL program: ELSK 0701, HRCA 1103,
HRCA 1105, HRCA 1120, HRCA 1122, HRCA 1130, HRCA 1140; HRCA 1135
CorequisitesHRCA 1224, HRCA 1230, HRCA 1240, HRCA 1227, HRCA 1232
* 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.