Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language

This course is appropriate for those who are meeting Deaf customers or clients or working with Deaf colleagues. Most Communication Support Worker (CSW) roles require a Level 3 qualification. Other reasons include to communicate with deaf family and friends or simply out of interest. This qualifications is also suitable for Deaf people who would like to achieve a qualification in their own language.

Finished Level 2 – Ready for the next step?

Dot Sign Language runs FREE Information Days during the Summer months to enable students to find out about our BSL Level 3 course on Saturday, 4th August 2018 from 10am to 1pm.
The sessions are fun and informative and enable us to assess your BSL skills in an informal setting.

VENUE: The Trinity Methodist Church, Brewery Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4LH

Please contact us to book a session, if you are interested.

Our Saturday BSL Level 3 course will be held at venues in Guildford, either Saturday afternoons or Monday evenings.

If you are interested in the Level 3 course but are unable to attend on these dates please let us know using the Get in Touch button below.

Why learn BSL Level 3 with Dot?

TEACHERS: Kathleen Grehan/Freelance Teachers/Deaf Models

Our Level 3 teachers are committed to delivering stimulating and enjoyable lessons tailored to meet the needs of all students. The course includes in depth study of linguistics to gain an understanding of BSL as a language. Classes are focused on Deaf culture, education, issues affecting Deaf people at work and home.

When studying Level 3, students have the opportunity to work 1 to 1 with their teacher to ‘polish up’ their presentation skills. Throughout the course students are encouraged to research deaf issues and film themselves presenting in preparation for the assessments.

“Kathleen and the other students in our class have been extremely supportive. Watching myself sign and receiving constructive feedback has been invaluable in improving my BSL. My personal challenge has been facial expressions!” – Clair, Level 3 student.

 

Course Structure

Qualification: Signature Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language (QCF)  BSL Level 3  Ref: QAN: 601/1116/1, Signature: BSL32 BSL Level 3

The course consists of 3 units which will be assessed separately:

  • BSL320   Sign Linguistics Knowledge
  • BSL321   Understand varied BSL in a range of work and social situations
  • BSL322   Use varied BSL in a range of work and social situations

The BSL320 is worth 4 credits and consists of 20 guided learning hours. BSL321 and BSL322 are worth 12 credits each and consist of 65 guided learning hours each. Students are expected to do another 150 hours of additional study.

Find out more: Signature BSL Level 3

The Level 3 is a nationally-recognised qualification equivalent in standard to a GCE Advanced Level and Level B2 on the common European Framework. It allows access to further studies such as a degree in Deaf Studies or an interpreter qualification etc.

 

 


Course Dates

Guildford

Monday evenings: September 17th 2018 – July 2019

Time: 6.30pm – 8pm (30 weeks)

VENUE: At Guildford United Reformed Church, 83 Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey
GU2 4BS

OR

University of Surrey, Guildford

19 Saturday classes –  22nd September 18 –  20th July 19

TIME: 1.30PM-5PM

TIMETABLE: Level 3 September Timetable – Saturdays

VENUE:
15 AC 03, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH

Free Car Parking

 University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Course Pricing

FEES
Early Bird: £950.00 including assessment fees. This only applies to bookings made prior to 1st September 2018.

Standard Fee: £980.00 including assessment fees.

Employer funded Fee
£1200 including assessment fees

Fees are payable 2 weeks before the start of the course but we do offer the option of paying in instalments.

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Dot Sign Language makes every effort to ensure that courses are run as advertised. However, a course may be cancelled if insufficient students enrol, so please do not delay in signing up!