English for the Care Sector

Course Content

This course aims to improve learners' use of English in professional Social and Health Care settings and/or provide a platform for progression onto NC, HNC Social and Health Care courses within D&A College. With a strong focus on interactive communication, this course will prepare learners with the relevant vocabulary and phrases used in the Care Sector, as well as on grammar usage and the skills required to function in Social and Health Care contexts. In addition, this course will help learners develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Entry Requirements

Previous ESOL study at level 3 or 4 is desirable but not obligatory. Applicants will attend a group information session and will be tested at interview to determine their English language level. Minimum age: normally 18.

Method of Assessment

Regular progress testing throughout.

Future Prospects

On successful completion, learners can progress onto full-time ESOL courses, University and other Social and Health Care related courses in D&A College or benefit from enhanced work prospects.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Evening/Weekends

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    30 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    English Language, TEFL, British Sign Language

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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