ESL VOCATIONAL NONCREDIT (ESLV)

ESLV 1012  VESL: GREEN CONSTRUCTION, MODULE A  
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Development of reading, speaking, listening and writing skills of beginning-high to advanced ESL students for careers in green construction. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills with common phrases for interacting with clients or future employers. Topics include basic tools and equipment, units of measurement, construction materials, and workplace readiness. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 1013  VESL: GREEN CONSTRUCTION, MODULE B  
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Development of reading, speaking, listening, and writing skills of beginning-high to advanced ESL students for careers in green construction. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills with common phrases for interacting with clients or future employers. Topics include communicating with supervisors and coworkers, basic safety, protective clothing and gear, safety signs, and worker rights. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 1014  VESL: GREEN HOUSEKEEPING, MODULE A  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of beginning-low to intermediate-high ESL students interested in careers in green housekeeping. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting with employers in residential settings. Topics include "going green," household items, cleaning supplies and equipment, eco-friendly cleaning solutions, following directions, using checklists, and communicating about tasks, problems, repairs and work schedules. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 1015  VESL: GREEN HOUSEKEEPING, MODULE B  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of beginning-low to intermediate-high ESL students interested in careers in green housekeeping. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting with employers in both residential and institutional settings. Topics include housekeeping tasks, laundry, job safety, workers' rights, marketing a business, job search, applications, resumes and interviews. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 2030  VESL: GREEN LANDSCAPING AND GARDENING, MODULE A  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of beginning-high to advanced ESL students interested in careers in green gardening and landscaping. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting with clients or employers. Topics include landscape planning, plant identification, selection and care, soil, fertilizer, compost, mulch, turf removal and IPM (Integrated Pest Management). Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 2031  VESL: GREEN LANDSCAPING AND GARDENING, MODULE B  
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Development of reading speaking, listening, and writing skills of beginning-high to intermediate-low ESL students for careers in green gardening and landscaping. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills with common phrases for interacting with clients or future employers. Topics include best plant placement, safe fertilizer and pesticide usage, yard maintenance, and worker rights. Total of 50 hours lecture and 10 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 3000  VESL: CHILD CARE PROVIDER, MODULE A  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of beginning-high to advanced ESL students interested in careers in child care, child development, or early childhood education. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting with children, families, and co-workers. Topics include basic child care vocabulary, effective communication in child care settings, health and safety in home and center-based programs, daily schedules, completing reports, and using children's books, games, and songs effectively. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 3001  VESL: CHILD CARE PROVIDER, MODULE B  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of beginning-high to advanced ESL students interested in careers in child care, child development, or early childhood education. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting with children, families, and co-workers. Topics include developmental milestones for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, strategies for working with children at different stages of development, effective observations of child care programs, and career pathways. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 4000  VESL HEALTH CARE, MODULE A  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of intermediate to advanced ESL students interested in careers in health care. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting in a health care environment. Topics include basic medical terminology, basic anatomy, health problems and remedies, and health care occupations and career pathways. Total of 108 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 4001  VESL HEALTH CARE, MODULE B  
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Development of vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of intermediate to advanced ESL students interested in careers in health care. Emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills for interacting in a health care environment. Topics include entry-level health care worker job duties such as the activities of daily living, standard precautions, vital signs, nutrition, safety, emergencies, and navigating health care facilities. Total of 108 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 5000  VESL WORK READINESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MODULE A  
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Language, communication and cultural skills for successful employment. Topics include workplace vocabulary, career planning, goal setting, self-assessment, job search, applications, resumes, and cover letters. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass
ESLV 5001  VESL WORK READINESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MODULE B  
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Language, communication and cultural skills for successful employment. Topics include workplace vocabulary, job interviews, employee benefits, employment forms, workplace culture and etiquette, workers' rights, oral and written on-the-job communication skills, critical thinking, team building and problem solving. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Ungraded Non-Credit, Pass/No-Pass