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BSL British Sign Language Level 2 Certificate - Unit 2

Subject Area
Languages
Start Date
January 2023
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
14 Weeks
Entry Requirements
Students should already have successfully completed Signature’s Level 1 and Level 2 Unit 1 qualifications, either at York College or elsewhere.

Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language is suitable for those who:

  • wish to achieve language skills at an intermediate level to improve communication with deaf people
  • are deaf and wish to gain a qualification in their native language
  • are family, friends and colleagues of deaf people
  • want to progress from Level 1 study in BSL, and who may want to progress to more advanced levels of study in BSL at a later date
  • are studying for personal development

Entry requirements

Students should already have successfully completed Signature’s Level 1 and Level 2 Unit 1 qualifications, either at York College or elsewhere.

Course units

The course builds on and consolidates the Unit 1 themes with the addition of language connected to one optional theme chosen from:

  • Eating and Drinking
  • Spending and Shopping
  • Travel and Holidays

Assessments

There is a filmed and externally assessed presentation lasting 3-5 minutes of the student’s productive, ie signing skills.

Course fees

TBC, please contact info@yorkcollege.ac.uk for more information.

Course progression

If there is sufficient interest the College will be happy to run Level 2 Unit 3 in the future.

Dates & course durations

19th January 2023 - 8th May 2023, Mondays, 6.00pm-8.30pm

Enrolment will be open soon, please check back for further details.

Study methods

Lessons will be face to face and involve practice of skills with the teacher and with a partner/in small groups.

Facilities

Students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre (LRC), study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, some courses may require additional study from home, you may need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning. You will be made aware of any additional study time at the time of enrolment.

Career progression

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge in basic sign language to help you progress and develop in a number of job opportunities to suit your personal needs and interests.

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