SDS has teamed up with Deaf Friendly Business Solutions and will be offering Level 1 in British Sign Language accredited by The Institute of British Sign Language.
There are 3 components: receptive skills (1A1), descriptive/presentation skills (1A2) and conversation skills (1A3).
This digital course has over 250 bite sized videos, conversation practice and some virtual conversation opportunities with the teaching staff.
The course is available on any device and is accessible wherever you have internet access. Online for a sneaky 5 minutes, or for a longer session, every time you go online you will be learning more of the language.
The digital Level 1 qualification in British Sign Language has a guided study time of 60 hours and you can study at your own pace.
Commencing Wednesday 2 February 2022, then online learning with three milestones to be reached - dates to be confirmed.
Optional assessment taking place usually around 6 months after commencing.
Each Wednesday from 9 February there will be a short face to face support tutorial in the Students' Union whereby you will be able to practice what you have learnt with fellow participants under the guidance of a sign language trained "coach."
Digital Course: Cost for all tuition and resources is £104.00+VAT and the optional assessment to achieve the Certificate (payable nearer the time upon registration) is £105.00+ VAT.
Payment for the course allows access for 12 months and exams can be set at any point in the 12 months following the start date.