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British Sign Language level 6 Certificate - Z059

Conway Park Part Time Level 6

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This qualification aims to further learners' experiences and development in communication through British Sign Language (BSL) with Deaf people at an extended level. Level 6 will further develop functional BSL communication than earlier levels, requiring the ability to exchange, present and understand information, ideas, advice and opinions at a greater speed, and also build on awareness of cultural interaction with Deaf BSL users.

Course Details

Accredited by IBSL, the course is divided into 3 units.

Entry Guidelines

Literacy at L2 standard or above or GCSE English Language grade 4/C or above.

It is essential that entrants should have the Level 4 Certificate in BSL Studies with a pass mark of 70% before embarking on the Level 6 Certificate programme.

The qualification is also suitable for Deaf people wishing to acquire a qualification in their own language, as part of a progression route towards Deaf Interpreter status.

Satisfactory interview and 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.

Assessment Method

The unit will be assessed by four methods of assessment each of which focusing on separate areas, requiring the learner to demonstrate competence in comprehension and productive skills in the use of BSL.

Additional Information

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to research and use ICT skills effectively in order to produce academic work.

The course is awaiting approval for the Advanced Learning Loan system.

Where can I progress to?

BSL Interpreting Skills level 6 Diploma.

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Starting 5th September 2019 - Ending - 18th June 2020REF Z059L001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £995.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course. If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

Planned Timetable

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

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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