Module Women & Work

Would you like to improve your chances on the job market?

Together in a group, we work on important topics that support you as a women in your job search and in your every-day professional life.

Course: Module Woman & Work
Course length: 16 weeks, 48 lessons
Course times: Friday, 9.00–11.30 a.m.
Level: A1–B2 based on the CEFR
Registration deadline: 1 week before the course begins (later registration possible depending on availability)
Childcare: yes

Fees (depending on income):
Course:
CHF 900.–
We offer fee reductions based on your income for residents of Basel-Stadt and Baselland, if the module is booked in combination with the course German for Women.

Childcare:
Per child: CHF 210.– to 380.– (children under 18 months: +CHF 6.–/h)

Specifics: We are taking safeguards related to the corona pandemic. If social distance rules and/or maximum number of participants per course room remain defined at the course start, the course may take place in divided groups. A course instructor will teach half-groups (probably in separate course rooms). Please note the relevant additions to our general terms and conditions.

FAQ: Here you find the most frequently asked questions to the corona pandemic and our courses.

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More informations on the course

The module Women & Work addresses women who want to improve their chances on the job market. The course content is geared by the individual requirements of the group, in accordance with fide.

The module Women & Work takes place on Friday mornings and ideally is booked in combination with another K5 german course, for example the course German for Women.

Why is Women & Work the right module for you?
> You will improve your oral and written language skills and handle every-day professional situations better.
> You will learn in a team with other women by means of practical examples and real-life situations.
> You will acquire actions strategies for the job search and every-day professional life.
> You will compile or update your curiculum vitae/resumé on the computer.

What exactly do you learn in this course?
> Strategies for building up and expanding your professional vocabulary
> Learning and study techniques
> Job application strategies

What sets our courses apart?
> Practical lessons: you learn through real-life examples.
> Interaction: we emphasize communication and student involvement.
> Student-focus: we adapt to your learning pace.
> Need-orientation: you determine your learning process. We support you.
> Variety: you learn alone, in pairs and in groups with various media. 
> Technology: you become familiar with and use digital media and e-learning tools.
> Flexibility: we offer individual tutoring on request.

More valuable information
> On the first course day we clarify your existing language abilities and course placement.
> You learn together with a maximum of 15 other course participants.
> We recommend 3-5 hours of independent study a week.

K5 helps you successfully learn German–customized to your Needs.

Information on the price reduction

We offer various fee reductions for our courses and the childcare
Our course and childcare fees vary because donations and cantonal contributions allow us to offer fee reductions based on your canton of residence. You too can take advantage of these reductions!

Please note the following important information:

Basel-Stadt
In order to receive a reduction, you must be registered for a health insurance premium reduction from the canton.
> If you do not yet receive a health insurance premium reduction, you can contact the canton's benefits office ASB (Amt für Sozialbeiträge): www.asb.bs.ch/krankenversicherung/praemienverbilligung.html.
> The ASB will assign you a reduction category based on your income and family situation. You will receive a fee reduction from K5 according to this category.

We offer courses that are free with the Basel-Stadt voucher.

The K5 playgroup accepts children who are required by the canton Basel-Stadt to attend a playgroup in order to learn German (Obligatorium BS).

Baselland
If you live in canton Baselland, we can then give you a fee reduction based on your income for specific courses up to Niveau B1. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months. According to the regulations of the canton Basel-Landschaft, a reduction is only granted to persons with a regular long-term residency (residency permits B, C, or the Swiss passport).

Solothurn
If you live in the Dorneck-Thierstein district of canton Solothurn, you can take advantage of fixed reduced fees for certain courses. The fees for Solothurn residents are written on K5's course descriptions.

Other cantons
We also offer reductions on a few courses (including childcare) for people living in other cantons. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months.

Please stop by or call us. We would be happy to assist you in your language of choice.

General terms and conditions course and childcare

Course

A written confirmation of participation will be issued at the end of a course if a participant has finished the course. This confirmation includes course content, course dates, course level(s) and number of lessons.

For private payers the possibility of a course and childcare fee reduction will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Residents of Basel-Stadt must provide verification that they receive a health insurance premium fee reduction; residents of Baselland must provide a salary statement.

Course fees may be paid in instalments. The first instalment is due when the course begins. Course fees must be paid in full before the end of the course.

Course registration may be cancelled at no cost up until one week before the course begins. If course registration is cancelled within two weeks after the course begins, a fee of CHF 75.– will be charged. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.

Due to the current corona pandemic, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is obliged to implement protective measures (e.g. keep distance). By registering for the course, the course participant confirms that the K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to undertake/ adapt appropriate measures in the course structure if necessary. Examples include: 

  • Conducting lessons in divided courses:
    • one course instructor teaches two semigroups in parallel in different course rooms
    • division of the course groups into two half groups, which alternate in terms of "attendance on site" and "guided learning at home"
  • Conversion of classroom instruction into other suitable forms of "guided learning"
  • Conversion of classroom instruction to "distance learning" with video conferences
  • etc.

In order for the participants to be able to participate in distance learning and/ or guided learning, they must have appropriate digital devices (computer, tablet) and an Internet connection and be able to use them (including downloading, for example Video conference apps etc.). Responsibility in this regard rests with the participant. Loan devices are available in limited numbers from the K5. 

The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures. Lessons in "distance learning" and "guided learning" are rated as class attendance. 

In addition, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to exclude participants from the course if thereby official instructions are implemented. Examples include: 

  • Participants who show signs of illness and /or who dod not or only insufficiently implement the official hygiene measures
  • Participants who belong to a risk group according to the Federal Office of Public Health
  • Participants who have to isolate themselves according to  the Federal Office of Public Health or a medical prescription
  • etc.

The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures.

Childcare

The possibility of a childcare fee reduction will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Residents of Basel-Stadt must provide verification that they receive a health insurance premium fee reduction; residents of Baselland must provide a salary statement.

The fees can be paid in instalments and must be paid in full by the end of the day care period booked.

Childcare registration may be cancelled at no cost up until two weeks before the course begins. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.

Due to the current corona pandemic, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is obliged to implement protective measures. In this context, K5 Basler Kurszentrum, is entitled to exclude children, un whole or in part, from the after-school care center if official instructions are thereby implemented.

Registration

Registration

Name and address
Residence permit

Registration for childcare

Would you like to register your child/children for day care at K5?

Fee reduction for private individuals

Fee reduction
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