Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language Bromley College Of Further & Higher Education
About this course
This qualification is designed to enable learners to develop their skills to communicate with Deaf people in a variety of everyday situations. It will allow you to participate in more varied conversations than at Level 1. It will also develop skills to use BSL to communicate in real-life situations as well as routine and daily experiences. You will also develop an understanding of grammar to cope with some non-routine communication.
The course is aimed at people who:
are Deaf and wish to gain a qualification in their native language
wish to progress from BSL Level 1 to an intermediate level
are studying for professional development
What you will study
Theme 1: Everyday conversation
Theme 2: Eating and drinking
Theme 3: Spending and shopping
Theme 4: Travel and Holidays
Theme 1 is mandatory. Themes 2-4: two out of the three will be chosen by the teacher. You will use and build on the vocabulary and grammar features from theme 1.
Completion of BSL Level 1
To have sufficient sight, manual dexterity, facial and body movement to produce and receive BSL
You can progress onto the British Sign Language Level 3
This course is 100 guided learning hours but requires learners to commit to at least 50 further hours of independent study.
It is advisable for learners to obtain a volunteer placement to help develop skills outside the classroom
This course will be a combination of classroom-based and on-line teaching