July 3, 2018

Signature Level 1 Award

Course info

Fast track, after completion of our Foundation course.

Start date:                         Duration:                 Class time:

19th February 2019           14-16 weeks                Part time 6.30pm-9.00pm

Class location:

The Fylde Coast BSL Centre

Office 19 Red Bank Road

Bispham, Blackpool

Objectives

This qualification is designed to enable learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use.

Structure

The qualification is divided into 3 units each of which will be achieved separately throughout the academic year.

To achieve the full Level 1 Certificate in BSL, candidates are required to pass all three units:

  • Unit 101 – Introduction to BSL
  • Unit 102 – Conversational BSL
  • Unit 103 – BSL at School, College or Work

Assessments

Unit 101 is internally assessed by The Fylde Coast BSL Centre then externally moderated by Signature. Unit 102/103’s are externally assessed by a Signature assessor.

Unit Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Additional study hours Total learning hours Credit value
BSL101 20 10 30 3
BSL102 22 8 30 3
BSL103 22 8 30 3
Total 64 26 90 9

However, please note the centre offers this course as a fast track after completion of our foundation course. This controbutes to the learning hours.

Content

  • 101. Meeting people, Number, Weather, Transport, Directions
  • 102. At home, people animals, objects Using numbers, Interests & activities, Weather
  • 103. Getting around, Exchanging information, Refreshments Using numbers at School, College or Work

The full Qualification Specification set out by Signature can be seen here.

Progression

  • Pre Level 2 Certificate of Attendance
    Signature Level 2 Certificate in BSL

Costs

The cost of the signature awarded course is £385. This cost covers all your lessons, handouts, feedback paper, tutor support, 3 exams and certificate. A deposit of £85 will secure you place

For more information please contact:
Office: 01253 595792 or Jan (text only) 07816363174
Email: info@fyldecoastbslcentre.co.uk