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This qualification develops learners’ skills for working with D/deaf people as a communication support assistant in businesses where D/deaf people are employed, usually in education or in charitable services or the D/deaf person’s own private business.

Cost: £147 course fees, £180 exam fees.

Day and time to be advised, please contact Paula Jones 01492 546 666 ext. 1726 for further information.

Entry requirements:

  • The IBSL Level 3 Certificate in BSL Studies (or equivalent)
  • An ‘A’ Level equivalent in written and spoken English

Delivery:

Lessons will be classroom-based using a wide range of teaching methods.

Assessment:

  • Relay Information from Spoken English into British Sign Language, and vice versa, in a live situation         
  • Relay Information from Spoken English into British Sign Language, and vice versa, in a live situation using technology.
  • Provide a sight translation into British Sign Language from English     
  • Provide written information in English from a signed passage in British Sign Language      

Progression:

  • A full Level 4 BSL Studies qualification
  • A Level 6 or interpreting qualification