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Northern Essex Community College
  • 100 Elliott St., Haverhill, MA 01830
  • 978-556-3000
  • Education | English as a Second or Other Language
Advanced ESOL for Health Care Professionals
Program activities:

Advanced ESOL for Health Professionals
This 20-week online course with a live instructor will help students master specific medical vocabulary and idioms and improve their ability to communicate in English in a hospital or clinical setting. Students will receive additional assignments to complete at home. This course is great for someone already working in the medical field who needs more confidence in their job, or for someone looking to move up in the field. This is a 20-week, one evening per week course. Students must be intermediate to advanced English language learners.

Upon completion, students will work with a Career Coach who will provide career readiness, job interviewing, resume building and job search skills.

*Please note; students are required to purchase their own textbook prior to start of class. Approx. $30

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

English language learners at an Intermediate to Advanced Level

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 20
Total hours: 18
Program duration: 20 weeks
Rolling Admission: No
Number of cycles: 1
Program start dates: 5/2/2024
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
6:00pm-9:00pmContextualized English Language Learning
VariesSelf Directed Assignments (3 hrs)
Other Schedule Information: Students will attend online classes no more than 3 times per week. Students will meet individually with a career coach outside of class hours for added support. Classes will not occur during holidays
Is the program offered remotely? Yes

Location information:

Fully remote with live instructors
Other requirements: Intermediate or higher level (SPL 4/5) English required. Textbook purchase required
Anticipated outcomes: Advanced ESOL for Health Care Professionals Certificate awarded by Northern Essex Community College and Advanced ESOL for Health Care Professionals Certificate awarded by Northern Essex Community College. Potential jobs; Medical Services Manager, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Clinic Receptionist, Medical Secretary
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Basic skills gain, Industry skills gain

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? Yes
Out of pocket expense(s) or additional information: Cost of book - approximately $30
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Randall Correa
Telephone: 978-556-3322
Program code: NEC-IH-VT-AEHP
ABAWD Qualifying? No