Allmän kurs – Personal Assistant

The goal of the course: is to prepare students for the General Education Program at university preparation or vocational college levels. We focus above all on increasing participants’ proficiency in Swedish as a second language (at ground level) and their understanding how Swedish society works


Swedish 1 / Swedish as a second language 1, with a focus on professional Swedish for health and care

Social studies 1a1

Health care and social work 1

Diet and health 1

Learning at work – final internship for four weeks

Previous educational requirements: This is a course suitable for those who have no qualifications from Swedish ground-school or who have studied at a lower level in their homeland.

Course start 2021: 11 January and 17 August


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Quick Facts

Length: 1-2 years
Study Pace:

Part-time (50%) or full-time (100%)

Language of Instruction: Swedish; participants can receive language support from teachers who speak Amharic as their first language
Location: Campus Huddinge

Preparation for employment (SeQf Level 4)

Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

Completion of Swedish ground school education or Allmän kurs (ground level) at a Folkhögskola. Also, all students need to be at least 18 year old and officially registered in Sweden.

Fees: Tuition at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola is free for everyone who is registered (“folkbokförda”) in Sweden.

Service Fees: Students are required to pay a service fee. Full-time courses on-campus: SEK 1200 per course per semester. Part-time courses on-campus (50%): SEK 600 per course per semester.