Palm Deaf

All of our BSL courses are accredited by Signature, the leading awarding body for qualifications in British Sign Language (BSL).

Candidates on any of our courses will leave having achieved a Level 1 Award in BSL or Level 2, Level 3, or Level 4 Certificate in BSL, or a Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language!

Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language - Course Timetable and Cost

Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language

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

Before being accepted on to this course, you will need to take part in a Skype/FaceTime interview to ensure that your current BSL skills are at the required level.

Learning Outcome 1

You will use both receptive and productive skills to engage in all types of complex social interaction.

Learning Outcome 2

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

Learning Outcome 3

You will understand sustained signed discourse containing complex language.

Learning Outcome 4

You will reference sources to confirm or clarify the meaning of signs

Topics

Topics that will be covered in the Level 6 certificate are:

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

Assessment

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

Assessment

Assessment Method

Duration

1. Informal one-to-one discussion (persuasive)

Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed

15 mins

2. Informal group debate (eristic)

Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed

15 mins

3. Formal group meeting (negotiation)

Live observation/filmed clip, internally assessed

15 mins

4. Formal discussion (critical)

Filmed clip, externally assessed

15 mins

5. Formal presentation (inquiry)

Filmed clip, externally assessed

15 mins

6.  Receptive Skills exam

Signed exam

120 mins


Course Dates

Proposed dates are as follows:

Saturday 7th/Sunday 8th September 2019
Saturday 5th/Sunday 6th October 2019
Saturday 9th/Sunday 10th November 2019
Saturday 7th/Sunday 8th December 2019
Saturday 11th/Sunday 12th January 2020
Saturday 8th/Sunday 9th February 2020
Saturday 7th/Sunday 8th March 2020
Saturday 18th/Sunday 19th April 2020
Saturday 9th/Sunday 10th May 2020
Saturday 13th/Sunday 14th June 2020

Cost of Level 6 BSL course

£2,050.00 inclusive of all examination fees.

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