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British Sign Language Certificate Z008

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37997/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

33 weeks, part-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This course aims to teach functional communication in British Sign Language through tasks which resemble some of the real life experiences of people who meet and mix with Deaf people in their family, social or working lives.

Course details

This course enables you to acquire a basic ability to communicate with deaf people using sign language. It also provides information about deaf people, the community and culture.

On this course you will be able to learn a much wider vocabulary and range of grammatical principles to improve receptive skills and fluency sign.

Curriculum Content:

  • IBSL2A1: Receptive Skills in British Sign Language Unit
  • IBSL2A2: Developing BSL Presentation Skills
  • IBSL2A3: Understand and take part in routine conversations in BSL
  • IBSL2A4: Understand and use routine BSL in everyday contexts

Entry guidelines

Communication skills:- You will need to be able to follow instruction and work as part of a group.

Literacy :- Ability to sign fluent and finger spelling.

Any other specific requirements:- Students would normally hold one of the following: Level 1 Certificate in BSL, Level 1 Certificate in Deaf Community & Culture, Level 1 Certificate in Communication Tactics, Level 1 Certificate in Deaf Awareness.

You will have an opportunity to discuss with the tutor, the course and your individual needs.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Cost: Examination fee payable at enrolment.

Three Assessments during the one year period.

Recommended length of course 120 hours (60 hours in classroom, 30 hours video receptive and contact with deaf people at the Deaf Club.)

Where can I progress to?

Introduction to Level 3 and iBSL Level 3 certificate.

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Assessment Method

Unit IBSL2A1 will be by means of an e-assessment (or substituted DVD) which will be externally assessed.

Units IBSL2A2 and IBSL2A3will be recorded on film through DVD or USB or similar means and included in a coursework file, which will be internally assessed by the teacher-assessor, and externally moderated by IBSL.

Unit IBSL2A4 will be assessed 'live' by an External Examiner.

When does this course run?

Starting 7th Sep 17

Ends 28th Jun 18

Ref: Z008J001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £420.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Thursday 12:00 — 15:00 Conway Park

Starting 13th Sep 17

Ends 27th Jun 18

Ref: Z008J002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £420.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park
Thursday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park

Starting 6th Sep 18

Ends 27th Jun 19

Ref: Z008K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £420.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 12th Sep 18

Ends 26th Jun 19

Ref: Z008K002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £420.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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