19 Years and Over

Overview

This qualification is designed to enable learners to develop their skills to communicate with Deaf people using British Sign Language (BSL) in a range of everyday situations.

The qualification will allow learners to participate in longer and more varied conversations than at Level 1 and will develop communication in BSL about real life, routine, and daily experiences. You will be able to deal with most routine communication and have enough understanding of grammar to cope with some non-routine communication.

The specification has been designed to be consistent with the National Language Standards at Level 2.

Entry Requirements

Learners will have completed Level 1 study in BSL and/or be able to demonstrate the required skills.

BSL competence standards include requirements for candidates to have sufficient sight, manual dexterity, facial and body movement to produce and receive BSL

Content

The qualification is divided into the following three units:

BSL Receptive Skills
BSL Productive Skills
BSL Conversational Skills

The course features a variety of themes of Everyday Conversation, Eating and Drinking, Spending and Shopping and/or Travel and Holidays.

Assessment

Multiple-choice examination, Presentation in BSL and Conversation in BSL

Awarding body

Signature

Fees

Fees: 511.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan:

Progression

On completion of Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language, a wide range of further qualifications is available, including:

Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language
Level 4 Certificate in British Sign Language
Level 4 Certificate in British Sign Language and Introduction to Interpreting
Level 6 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language.

These qualifications would potentially lead an individual to various employment opportunities.

Additional information

BSL competence standards include requirements for candidates to have sufficient sight, manual dexterity, facial and body movement to produce and receive BSL.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 05/01/2021

End date: 14/12/2021

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Days of week: W

Number of Weeks: 32

Weekly hours: 2.00

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