BSL Level 3 – Thursdays
Darlington Golf Club

Starting 12th September 2024 6.00pm - 9.00pm

BSL Level 3 – Thursdays
Darlington Golf Club

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to develop their fluency in BSL, in order to communicate with Deaf, BSL users. This course builds on your previous knowledge and skills of the language in a range of situations.

You may wish to develop your skills for your current job role, communicating socially or to continue your journey with the language. BSL Level 3 also opens doors to new career opportunities. The aim of the course is to develop an understanding of Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community and develop an advanced knowledge of the structure of British Sign Language.

The course covers three learning objectives:

LO1- Use receptive and productive skills

LO2- Maintain fluency and grammatical accuracy

LO3- Understand sustained signed communication

You will complete the following three assessments based on these learning objectives:

  • Formal Presentation
  • Informal Conversation
  • Receptive Skills

Classes are fun and interactive in a relaxed and supporting environment.  You will be taught by a native Deaf, BSL user who will demonstrate natural signing and Deaf culture.

 

Length -30 Weeks

Tutor – Michelle Calvert

Location – Darlington Golf Club – Car parking on site is available and has no charge.

Time – 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Dates:

1 week Thursday 12th September 2024

2 week Thursday 19th September 2024

3 week Thursday 26th September 2024

4 week Thursday 3rd October 2024

5 week Thursday 10th October 2024

6 week Thursday 17thOctober 2024

7 week Thursday 24th October 2024

Half term holiday 2024

8 week Thursday 7th November 2024

9 week Thursday 14th November 2024

10 week Thursday 21st November 2024

11 week Thursday 28th November 2024

12 week Thursday 5th December 2024

13 week Thursday 12th December 2024

14 week Thursday 19th December 2024

Half term Christmas holiday 2024

15 week Thursday 9th January 2025

16 week Thursday 16th January 2025

17 week Thursday 23rd January 2025

18 week Thursday 30th January 2025

19 week Thursday 6th February 2025

20 week Thursday 13th February 2025

21 week Thursday 20h February 2025

Half term holiday

22 week Thursday 6th March 2025

23 week Thursday 13rd March 2025

24 week Thursday 20th March 2025

25 week Thursday 27th March 2025

26 week Thursday 24th March 2025

27 week Thursday 3th April 2025

28 week Thursday 10th April 2025

Half term Easter holiday

29 week Thursday 1st May 2025

30 week Thursday 08th May 2025

Cost

£264.50 deposit to secure place

4 x payments of £224.25

Total amount £1150

Total cost (Self funded*) £1150

Total cost (Employer funded*) £1400 (to be paid in 1 payment)

Payment includes examination fee

Fully accredited by UK  Awarding Body – Signature

 

14 in stock

Remote Online / Working Platform Guide 

Do not use smartphone. 

Advisable to use ethernet cable to connect laptop / tower computer directly to router for smooth connection. 

If you rely on WIFI connection, ensure no-one else / devices are connected to the router, please kindly ask them to disconnect themselves from the router for temporary measures. 

Remove any unwanted applications that are running in the background of your device. 

Minimise background setting that gives the device camera / webcam a clearer focus on the person than distorted backgrounds. i.e: avoid bookshelves, picture frames in background. 

High Speed Internet Access: 

  • Dedicated High Speed internet access with significant bandwidth allocation is important to provide high quality video conferencing. 
  • Each BSL Interpreter’s workstation needs to have a consistent speed of 5MB upload and 25MB download. 
  • Network /Ethernet Cable – We recommend high quality CAT5e / CAT6 / CAT7 
  • No one should use the internet at the same time as you’re using it for your Zoom class.

Workstation PC Requirements: 

Please check that your computer conforms to the following minimum requirements: 

  • Minimum of 2.4Ghz Dual Core processor 
  • 4 GB RAM of memory 
  • 1 GB space hard drive 
  • A dedicated video graphic card (recommends NVIDIA GeForce) 
  • Screen monitor needs to be at least 15 inches 
  • Operating System can be either Windows 10 or above or Apple Mac iOS 
  • Web browser:  Google Chrome (advisable)