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British Sign Language Diploma Course

11 Modules , 6 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

The British Sign Language Course introduces students to BSL and helps them to become fluent enough to use it in basic, everyday conversation. By the end of the course, you will have a good, basic understanding of BSL and be in a great place to pursue British Sign Language further and develop further proficiency in it.

As well as understanding the practical aspects of vocabulary and grammar, this course also gives students a more thorough knowledge with additional topics covered, such as the origins of British Sign Language, how it is used (not solely as a form of communication the hearing...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Getting to Know British Sign Language
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is British Sign Language?
  • Part 2: Origin and History of British Sign Language
  • Part 3: Comparing British Sign Language with the Alternatives
  • Part 4: Advantages of Learning BSL
  • Part 5: Who is British Sign Language for?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Learning British Sign Language
  • Part 1: Who Can Learn BSL?
  • Part 2: The Right Tools for the Job
  • Part 3: Making a Study and Practice Schedule
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Starting with the Basics
  • Part 2: Family and Friends
  • Part 1: Greetings
  • Part 3: Simple Conversations
  • Part 4: Basics, Objects and Places Video
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Numbers and Quantities
  • Part 1: Numbers in the British Sign Language
  • Part 2: Quantities in BSL
  • Part 3: Letters Numbers and Quantities Video
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Sign Language for Food and Drink
  • Part 1: Talking About Food in BSL
  • Part 2: Starting with the Basics
  • Part 3: Drinks and Drinking in BSL
  • Part 4: Casual Conversation in BSL
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Weather
  • Part 1: Talking about the Weather in BSL
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Feelings
  • Part 1: Signs for Conveying Feelings
  • Part 2: Incorporating Signs into Conversation
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Describing People’s Personality with BSL
  • Part 1: Personality and Characteristic Traits
  • Part 2: Comparing Personality Traits
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Miscellaneous Signs
  • Part 1: BSL in a Work Environment
  • Part 2: Objects and Places
  • Part 3: Dates and Times
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: The Grammar of British Sign Language
  • Part 1: Grammar in Sign Language
  • Part 2: BSL Grammar and English Grammar
  • Part 3: The Importance of BSL Grammar
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Course Overview
  • Part 1: What’s Next?
  • Part 2: Final Recap
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The BSL Course takes anyone who wishes to learn sign language, from complete novice, to having a good, basic understanding of British sign language and being capable of using it in basic, everyday conversation; giving them a good foundation of knowledge to then go onto further study and gain further proficiency. The course will help those who work with the public or in carer roles, where they may come in contact with BSL users, and for those who are considering a career in British Sign Language Interpretation but would like to understand the topic further before committing to a more financially and time-demanding course.

Accreditations

The British Sign Language Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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