(AEB) British Sign Language Award Level 1

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This British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 course is suitable for anyone interested in learning BSL. You can learn BSL to connect with more people, enhance your professional opportunities, or broaden your social horizon.

Whether you’re a beginner or have some knowledge about BSL, you can take this course without any worries.

Course Information

This 20 week course is designed to teach you how to communicate with deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use. You will gain the basic skills and confidence in production and reception of British Sign Language. This qualification runs for 20 weeks and is assessed through conversations in British Sign Language and a practical assessment of skills.

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Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at learners that wish to learn new communication skills ad a whole new language. This British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 course will teach you the skills to help people with complex communication disabilities. Along with learning to sign alphabets and numbers, this course will prepare you to communicate effectively in sign language.

  • Support worker for deaf learners
  • Sign language interpreter
  • Communication Support Worker
  • Social worker for the deaf

Benefits / Skills

  • Fingerspelling,
  • Numbers, Colours,
  • Introductions,
  • Family/Relationships,
  • Time, Money, Days, Months, & Seasons,
  • Food & Drink,
  • Conversation

Assessment Types

This qualification runs for 20 weeks and is assessed through conversations in British Sign Language and a practical assessment of skills

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+

Career Progression

  • Support worker for deaf learners
  • Sign language interpreter
  • Communication Support Worker
  • Social worker for the deaf

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Course Details

Duration

20 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code

78352-03

Course Fee (16-18)

£225 plus exam fee of £140   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Fee (Adult)

£225 plus exam fee of £140   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts

Extra Curriculum

Develop practical language skills

Trips and Opportunities

Learn how to communicate with new audiences

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