Skills for Life & Work

British Sign Language (BSL) level 2 (Part 2) - Z008

Conway Park Part Time Level 2 Duration 21 weeks

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This course is part two of the Level 2 BSL qualification and is a continuation from the British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 Part 1 (Z062). It will enable students to progress to the formal Level 1 examination.

It 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.

Entry Guidelines

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

English at Grade 3/D standard or above or equivalent

Maths at Grade 3/D standard or above or equivalent

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.

Successful completion of BSL Level 2 Part 1, with a high pass mark

Satisfactory interview and signed assessment.

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.

Office Use Only. Non Standard 52b (part 2).
Assessment Method

There will be a variety of assessment methods including:

    e-assessment (or substituted DVD) which will be externally assessed recorded assessment 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. 'live' assessment by an External Examiner.
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.)

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Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 9th February 2022

REF Z008N002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £350.00

Find out more about course fees & funding

Many College courses are free, if the course has a fee we will ensure that you receive 100% of any subsidy or funding available to you.

For more information on fee subsidies please visit this page - How much will my course cost? or call 0151 551 7777 to speak to our Student Services Team.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support visit this page Bursaries and Loans for more information. We also allow payment by instalments in some courses. We can advise you when you enquire.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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