VESL Work Readiness and Communication Skills - Certificate of Competency

The VESL Work Readiness and Communication Skills certificate program provides instruction in the English language and cultural skills needed to successfully obtain and maintain employment and achieve career success in the United States. Students will improve their listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, critical thinking and problem solving skills by engaging in a variety of hands-on learning activities as well as individual and team projects. The program is designed for individuals at an intermediate to advanced level of English (ESLN Levels 4, 5 and above) who plan to seek employment within 3 to 6 months.

Required Courses

ESLV 5000VESL WORK READINESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MODULE A0
ESLV 5001VESL WORK READINESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MODULE B0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate effective job application skills at the career planning, job search, application, and interview stages.
  2. Read, interpret and complete common workplace documents and forms.
  3. Demonstrate effective on-the-job communication and cultural competency skills in interactions with employers, co-workers and clients/customers.
  4. Understand and successfully engage in activities involving teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution and ethics.