British Sign Language

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Academic year: 20/21

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.

Academic year: 20/21

Duration: Multiple start dates available.

This qualification is designed to provide introductory knowledge and skill for enhancing communication with deaf* people.
*The term ‘deaf’ relates to all of the following: Deaf, deafened, deafblind, hard of hearing, Deaf BSL users, Deaf visually impaired, blind hearing impaired and people with congenital deaf-blindness.

Academic year: 20/21

Duration: 6th January 2021 to 8th December 2021

This qualification is designed to teach learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language.

It is suitable for leaners without any previous BSL experience at any level and they will gain basic skills and confidence in the production and reception of BSL.

It has been designed using the UK Occupational Standards.

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