ESOL: Conversation for Care Workers (B14133AA20)

This course has already started but spaces might still be available. Please call us on 03456 01 01 61 or email for more information.


Online Course, Aspire Cloud

19:00 - 20:30


1.5 hours x 3 sessions

Johanne Angus

03456 01 01 61

What is the course about?

This is an online conversation course for learners to practise speaking about care work. It will help to
develop communication skills with service users and colleagues. It will help learners describe the needs of elderly residents in a care home. This class is a live video session which uses a link from Microsoft teams.
It will cover:-
Communication skills
- Introductions and greetings
- Making, accepting and refusing suggestions
- Polite requests and interruptions
Care home routines
- Describing the daily routine of a carer and a service user
Describing people and their needs
- Caring for the elderly

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

It is aimed at ESOL students with E2/3 level English and who work or wish to work within this line of work and are working towards Social Care qualifications. You will not be taking a qualification with us.

The course is for 1.5 hours a week over 3 weeks and will also include an element of independent study and homework. It is very important that learners attend class and complete homework on time in order to fully benefit from the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need a device that has a microphone and webcam (e.g. a laptop, tablet or smart phone).
You will need a reliable internet connection.
Please see the Aspire Sussex website for more information about learning online.
A pen and notebook.
A dictionary/ translation app.

Are there any additional costs?


What can I do next?

If you would like more information about progression opportunities, please speak to your tutor or other member of staff. Further information about career opportunities can be found by visiting

Course Location

Online Course
Aspire Cloud