Welcome to Level 3 BSL
The BSL Level 3 course comprises of three units.
Unit 320 is linguistics which involves a written assessment.
Unit 321 is a receptive assessment following watching a conversation between two people.
Unit 322 is in two parts, the first is productive and the second is a conversation with your tutor.
BSL Level 3
This course will enable you to communicate in British Sign Language at Level 3 of the National Occupational Standards for Languages. It is suitable for people who use BSL to communicate with friends and family, work colleagues, or people who wish to work with Deaf people on a regular basis.
At the end of this course, you will receive the Signature Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language. This course will cover six themes: home life, social activities, education and training, employment, consumer issues and daily living and Deaf history and culture. A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used, including:
- Filmed assessed tasks
- Receptive skills practice
- Deaf guest presenters
- Group discussions
- Interactive group work and activities
The Level 3 BSL course is made up of three units and you must pass all three units in order to achieve the Signature Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language qualification.
BSL320 – Sign Language Linguistics
This unit aims for Learners to develop an understanding and competent use of the grammatical rules of BSL. Learners will complete this unit on linguistics and be assessed on their linguistics and grammatical knowledge, prior to the assessment of units BSL321 and BSL322.
BSL321– Receptive Skills
This unit will give you the skills to understand varied BSL in a range of work and social situations. You will develop your ability to follow and take part in discussions delivered at normal speed, and on a range of topics, in a variety of work and social situations.
BSL322 – Productive Skills
This unit will give you the skills to use varied BSL in a range of work and social situations. You will develop your ability to take part in, and lead, one-to-one and group discussions, in addition to being able to deliver extended presentations in BSL.
Assessments take place during normal class time and the assessment fees are included in the course price.
Date: Wednesday 1st April 2020 - Wednesday 14th July 2021
Time: 6pm- 8pm
Duration: 66 weeks
Teacher: Alison Wherry-Alimo
Individuals: £1,137 (includes £147 Signature Assessment fees and VAT)
Organisations: £1,512+VAT (includes £147 Signature Assessment fees)
A non-refundable deposit of £110 is required which will be subtracted from the total bill
Candidates must possess Signature / CACDP BSL Level 2 and at least one year’s experience integrating within a Deaf environment and attending Deaf events.
To ensure you meet the standard required for the course, you will be invited to a Selection Process before attending this course.
The Selection Process will include a receptive skills test (a filmed clip of a person signing BSL with a questions and answers paper testing your understanding of the clip) and a productive skills test, where an Assessor will observe students signing a conversation in pairs. Written feedback will be provided.