Health Care

Workplace Communication Skills for Health Care

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training for newcomers

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand health care workplaces in Ontario such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes.
  • interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients and supervisors.
  • network and connect with local employers, industry associations and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in health care settings such as
    • clinics.
    • hospitals.
    • nursing homes.
    • community agencies.
    • medical offices.
    • residences.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in health care will help you

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills.

Workplace Communication Skills for Health Care is for you if:

  • you have training or experience in one of the following:
    • dental hygiene.
    • medical laboratory technology.
    • medical radiation technology.
    • nursing.
    • personal support work.
    • sleep technology.
  • your English is at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 6 to 8, or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens of 6 to 8 for courses offered in French).
  • you are a permanent resident of Canada or protected person.

Workplace Communication Skills for Health Care is offered at the following colleges:

Algonquin Ottawa 613-727-4723 x 6548 /
Boréal Hamilton Hamilton 905-554-9824 x 7308 /
Boréal Toronto Toronto 416-289-5130 x 5110 /
Centennial Toronto 416-289-5000 x 7405 /
Conestoga Waterloo 519-886-3300 /
Fanshawe London 519-452-4430 x 6501 /
La Cité* Ottawa 613-742-2475 or 1-800-267-2483 x 2475 /
Niagara Niagara-on-the-Lake 905-641-2252 x 4437 /
Seneca Toronto 416-491-5050 x 22158 /

* Course delivered in French