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Qualification name Award in British Sign Language (RQF)
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation Signature
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 19th September 2022
Cost £468.50
Cost description TC29
Attendance pattern Evening

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

It is for those who have never signed before and want to go on to work with deaf people or who would like to gain a formal qualification in the future.

View the key features of this course.

During the course, you will learn about the deaf culture as well and how to communicate in a social setting. You will be taught Sign Language conversation skills covering a variety of topics to prepare for each of the 3 assessed units which make up the Level 1 qualification in British Sign Language. Success on this course is dependent on regular attendance and a minimum of 1 hour home practice per week, increasing during assessment periods. As this course is accredited you must be prepared to commit to the course and attend weekly. Learners are therefore advised not to book holidays during term times as this is an intensive course requiring concentrated study.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Buckinghamshire Adult Learning courses are taught using a mixture of practical demonstration and interactive instruction. Further informtion can be found at or by calling 01296 382403

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

By the end of the course, you should be able to: • Introduce yourself • Talk about your family/friends • Ask similar questions of the person you are talking to • Understand questions about yourself. You will have been assessed for the three units of the British Sign Language Level 1 qualification. You will be videoed signing as part of the assessment.

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Name Highcrest Adult Learning Centre
Address Highcrest Adult Learning Centre
Hatters Lane
High Wycombe
HP13 7NQ
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