COHEF-NA Communication for Health Professions

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Overview

  • May have multiple start dates throughout the year
  • RRC Language Training Centre (Main Street Campus), Winnipeg
  • Volunteer work experience 
  • Tuition is not charged for permanent residents

Description 
Red River College's Language Training Centre offers several full-time English for specific purposes programs from basic to advanced levels. They are designed to meet the language needs of students who have specific goals for studying, working, and living in Canada.

This program will assist you if you require further language development to work in the field of health care or need to prepare for health care aide training programs. This intermediate level program will help you to communicate effectively in daily, social, and health care situations.

Field trips, guest speakers, informational interviews, and a volunteer work experience component will assist you to gain information about the health care aide field in Manitoba.

Admission Requirements

When you apply to this program you will be required to provide proof of adequate English language proficiency.

Who Should Enrol?

Take this program if you wish to improve your academic English language skills to pursue your employment or educational goals in the health care field.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Red River College is a participating institution in the HigherEdPoints program. Through this program, students are able to convert Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points into funds to help cover their tuition. Family members and friends can also contribute to a student’s education by converting their loyalty points - anyone can donate their points to an individual student.

Visit the HigherEdPoints website for more information about the program and/or to set up an account to convert your points.

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
EALN-1013Communication for Health Professions
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This English for Specific purposes course will focus on language tasks related to the health professions. The tasks will correspond to the four competency areas of Canadian Language Benchmarks Level 8.

PROJ-1060Project-Based Learning Lab
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During this English for Specific purposes course students will gain knowledge and skills by taking on projects in which they investigate and respond to engaging and complex questions, problems or challenges within contexts related to health professions.

RESR-1030Research & Documentation
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This English for Specific purposes course will focus on planning research, searching for sources, critical thinking about sources, and citation management. It will include how to access library material and avoiding plagiarism. Communication needed for health professions will be the context for the language tasks in the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Employment Potential

Many EAL (English as an Additional Language) students have found that the English programs at the Language Training Centre have opened up employment opportunities for them.

Others have gone on to continue their studies in college or university programs. Perhaps the most widespread benefit for EAL students has been their increased ability to communicate effectively in the community.

Contact Information

For more information about these programs, contact:

Red River College
Language Training Centre
300-123 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3C 1A3
204-945-6151
Fax 204-948-3214

or

Red River College
International Education Office
D214 - 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0J9
204-632-2143
Fax 204-632-5269

How to Apply

For information on how to apply to this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/howtoapply

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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