Learn English

Having a good understanding of English is critical for a career in health and care. Being able to communicate well with staff, patients and families makes a big difference to the delivery of care.

Many colleges and councils provide free support those who speak English as a second language. See the links below for some further advice and support:

West Suffolk College

West Suffolk College provides English courses in the day time, evening and weekend at a variety of sites in West Suffolk.

Suffolk New College

Suffolk New College provides English courses at their Ipswich site, supported by personal tutors in a fun and welcoming environment.

Colchester Institute

Colchester Institute offers English lessons at two days per week, allowing you to complete qualifications and move into vocational training.