Key information

  • Delivery

    Onle, Self-study

  • Estimated study time

    12 hours

  • Length of access

    6 months

Learn the language and vocabulary of healthcare professionals

This course is designed for people interested in studying or working in the health industry in an English-speaking country who are wanting to improve their English language skills in that field. Students can include aged care and personal care workers, nurses, administrative staff in a healthcare setting and anyone else with a general interest in health.

What you'll learn

The language of healthcare can be complex. In this course, you will develop your English language skills and learn vocabulary for a career and study in healthcare. You will learn healthcare terminology and how to communicate in different professional situations.

  • Body Anatomy, Systems, Vaccination, Prevention and Wellness

  • Illness, Signs and Symptoms, and Giving Instructions

  • Analysing Forms and Jobs in Healthcare

  • Resume and Job Interviews

How you'll learn

This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. We expect this course to take a minimum of 12 hours to complete. Learning content includes comprehensive explanations, speaking and other activities (with keys), and audio and video lessons.There are no formal assignments required for this course, however all participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement.n.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Course

    • Introduction

    • Welcome: Course Contents

    • Pre-Course Quiz

  • 2

    Module 1: Body Anatomy, Systems, Vaccination, Prevention & Wellness

    • Introduction to the Human Body

    • Vocabulary: Parts of the Body and Organs

    • Reading and Listening: The Digestive System

    • Reading: The Circulatory System

    • Speaking: The Human Body

    • Listening: Vaccination, Prevention and Wellness

    • Speaking: Opinions

    • Listening: Opinions

    • Module 1: Review Quiz

  • 3

    Module 2: Illness, Signs and Symptoms, and Giving Instructions

    • Vocabulary: Medical Equipment

    • Reading & Listening: Visiting the Doctor

    • Vocabulary: Illness, Signs and Symptoms

    • Grammar: Enquiring

    • Reading & Grammar: Instructions

    • Speaking: Giving Instructions

  • 4

    Module 3: Analysing Forms and Jobs in Healthcare

    • Vocabulary: Filling in Forms

    • Listening: Numbers

    • Speaking: Taking Numbers

    • Vocabulary: Specialists

    • Listening & Reading: Hearing from Professionals

    • Listening: Taking Notes

  • 5

    Module 4: Resumes and Job Interviews

    • Reading: Job Advertisements

    • Grammar: Adjectives

    • Vocabulary: Resumes

    • Listening: What Employers Look For

    • Speaking: Interview Questions

    • Video: Interview Practice