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Health Care Aide - GOA Health Care Aide for English Language Learners
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
- 60% in English Language Arts 10-2 (for CLB 7 students), or
- 60% in English Language Arts 20-2 (for CLB 6 students), or
- 55% in English Language Arts 30-2 (for CLB 6 students)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must provide proof of their English language proficiency (ELP) level prior to admission.
This program is for both:
- Students at a CLB 6 who require one term of English language training (ESL) in order to meet the ELP requirements for the Health Care Aide program, and
- Students at a CLB 7 who require English Language Arts 20-2 in order to meet the academic requirements for the Health Care Aide program.
Students who have completed LINC or ESL courses at NorQuest College with a minimum CLB 6 in each language skill will meet the minimum ELP requirement. Acceptable evidence of ELP may also include an ELP test result in any one of the following ranges:
- CLBA: No section score below 6, and at least one section score below 8
- IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall, with at least one section score below 6.5
- TOEFL iBT: 54 - 83
- Duolingo: 95 - 109
ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.
Online and in-person instructions
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Updated June 09, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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