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BSL Certificate Courses Starting in September 2019


The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) are running Level 1 and Level 2 British Sign Language courses, starting in September 2019. The courses will be held at Woodlands Day Care Centre, Recreation Road, Colchester, CO1 2HU (free parking is available). The learner will gain a nationally recognised qualification Level 1/Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language. Level 1 course can be taken without any previous BSL experience at any level. Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language will develop communication in BSL about real life, routine and daily experiences.

The group will consist of a small number of learners and the course will be delivered by a qualified teacher who is a native BSL user and a registered/qualified tutor.

The courses will be delivered on a weekly basis:

Level 1 (every Wednesday, 2 hours – term time only, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm) starting on September 11th 2019 until June/July 2020.

Level 2 (every Thursday– term time only, 10.30 am – 1.00 pm) starting on September 12th 2019 until July 2020.

The course cost is £380 (Level 1) and £420 (Level 2) inclusive of all resources and tutoring, registration and exam fees made to Signature. Duration: 64 hours (Level1) and 90 hours (Level2) of study and assessment during term time only. 3 assessments:

LEVEL 1     101 Introduction to BSL       102 Conversational BSL   

103 Communicate about everyday life

LEVEL 2     201 Receptive skills           202  Productive skills       

203 Conversational skills

For further details about the course and to secure your place please email or contact us on 0300 688 2525 (telephone) or text Sarah Brock on 07730 678609.

Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis upon receipt of payment.

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