Level 1 Award in British Sign Language
This is a 60 hour (20 week) course in British Sign Langauge (BSL) open to anyone who wants to learn BSL.
There is no need to be a University of Kent student to take this course and you do not need any previous experience of BSL.
The course is run by Palm Deaf BSL Training Ltd and accredited by Signature, the awarding body for BSL qualifications.
The qualification allows you to gain basic skills and confidence in the production and reception of BSL.
It is suitable for anyone who:
- wants to learn basic language skills to communicate simple conversations with deaf people
- wants to progress to more advanced study and/or employment using BSL
- wishes to study BSL for personal development
- is the parent, family, friend or colleague of a deaf person
For more details of the qualification, please see the Signature website
|Day and time||Autumn term classes||Spring term classes|
|Wednesdays 14:00 - 17:00||11 Oct -13 Dec 2017||24 Jan- 28 March 2018|
One hour additional study per week is recommended. The course is assessed by the teacher as part of the 60 hours of instruction.
|External applicants||University of Kent staff||University of Kent students|
BSL competence standards include requirements for candidates to have sufficient sight, manual dexterity, facial and body movement to produce and receive BSL. Please email us if you have any questions about this.
T: 01227 824401