Level 6 certificate in British Sign Language

Advance your skills in BSL

Level 6

This course will be delivered as four separate Learning Outcomes covering a range of assessment criteria and topic-related vocabulary.

Before being accepted into this course, you will need to take part in an online or face-to-face interview to ensure that your current BSL skills are at the required level.

Assessment:

Assessments for Level 6 certificate will be in the following format:

Assessment Method Duration
Informal one-to-one discussion (persuasive)
Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed
15mins
Informal group debate (eristic)
Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed
15mins
Formal group meeting (negotiation)
Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed
15mins
Formal discussion (critical)
Filmed clip, externally assessed
15mins
Formal presentation (inquiry)
Filmed clip, externally assessed
15mins
Receptive Skills exam
Signed exam
120mins

What you will learn:

  • Learning Outcome 1You will use both receptive and productive skills to engage in all types of complex social interactions.

  • Learning Outcome 2You will use and understand complex language and maintain fluency, grammatical accuracy, and coherence in sustained contributions containing complex language.

  • Learning Outcome 3You will understand sustained signed discourse containing complex language.

  • Learning Outcome 4You will reference sources to confirm or clarify the meaning of signs

Topics:

  • Medicine
  • Education
  • Employment and Business
  • Finance
  • Politics and Law
  • Society
  • Media
  • Science and Technology

Times

Saturdays: 10am – 5pm 

Sundays: 10am – 3pm

Online Times: 

Tuesday Evenings: 6pm – 8pm

Duration: 1 year

Pricing

Level 6 Award in BSL

Instalment cost

£200/mo (£2,110)

Upfront cost

£2,070 (total fee)

This cost covers all Examination / Assessment fees during your time on the course.

Level 6 (Online) Award in BSL

Instalment cost

£157/mo (£1,925)

Upfront cost

£1,885 (total fee)

This cost covers all Examination / Assessment fees during your time on the course.

An initial deposit of £150 will be required to secure your place on the course.

Should you choose to pay for your course by instalments, then a suitable instalment plan will be agreed with a small addition of £40.00 to the course fee to cover the additional administration required to administer a payment plan.