Who is the course for?
It is essential to have completed or are awaiting results for the Signature or CACDP Level 1 Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) prior to attending this course. You may be asked for a copy of your certificate.
How will the course be delivered?
Through classroom based activities alongside a Deaf, BSL qualified tutor and other delegates at a similar level.
What will I study?
This course will allow learners to broaden their skills when communicating with Deaf people using BSL, and encourage them to communicate effectively on a range of real life, routine, and daily experiences involving both productive and receptive skills.
The course is divided into 3 units:
- BSL Receptive Skills
- BSL Productive Skills
- BSL Conversational Skills
Topics covered include one required theme - Everyday Conversation, and 2 out of 3 optional themes – Eating and Drinking, Spending and Shopping, Travel and Holidays.
Course Entry Criteria
This course is suitable for anyone who has completed and achieved either SIGNATURE Level 1 Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) or CACDP Level 1 Certificate in British Sign Language (proof of certificate is required).
The college operates a no refunds policy as detailed below. Cancellations and transfer requests are subject to the following conditions:
- More than 4 weeks notice – no charge
- 4 weeks notice – 30% of the cost
- 2-3 weeks notice – 50% of the cost
- 1-2 weeks notice – 75% of the cost
- Less than 1 weeks notice – 100% of the cost
All cancellations must be made in writing and are subject to a £10 administration charge. The full fee’s policy is available on request.
What will I get at the end of the course?
You will receive a SIGNATURE Certificate on successful achievement and could go on to work as a Communication Support Worker at a basic level, attend a Communication Support Worker Course, apply to universities, or other training bodies offering the Post Level 2 course to further your training.
What can I do next?
You could work as a Communication Support Worker at a basic level, attend a Communication Support Worker Course, apply to universities or other training bodes offering the Post Level 2 course to further your training. On successful completion you will receive a Signature Level 2 BSL Certificate.
How much does it cost?
£370.00 per person
Monday Evenings – 15th September 2014 to 22nd June 2015
Times – 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Wednesday Evenings – 17th September 2014 to 24th June 2015
Times – 6.00 pm to 9.00 am