Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language: IBSL

In Hackney

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Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language: IBSL
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Course outline
This qualification aims to further the learning needs of those who have already acquired competence at Level 4 in British Sign Language (BSL), with Deaf people at an extended level. Learners successfully acquiring Level 6 BSL Studies must be able to demonstrate competence at this level of the UK Occupational Language Standards (CILT, 2010). This means that the learner will be able to understand and use complex BSL in a range of work and social situations.
Units (subject to change):
• Take an active role in complex situations using BSL;
• Maintain fluent and accurate BSL over extended periods within their area of expertise;
• Understand and use a complex range of vocabulary and technical language;
• Follow and formulate presentations, proposals and arguments in the support of...




Hackney (London)
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Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, N1 6HQ


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  • BSL
  • Sign language
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Where do I go if I have further questions? Prospective students can contact the course information team on 020 7613 9123. Or, you can email them: info@hackney.ac.uk How much will it cost? Don’t worry about the cost of learning! We can help and advise you. For 16-18 year-olds, your tuition will be free and you may be able to get discounted travel with Transport for London student travel cards. 19+: Adults on many courses are eligible for Government funding for some or all of the fee. Adults aged 19-23 are eligible for Government funding up to and including their first full level 3 qualification, and after that they may access an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. Adults aged 24+ on a level 3+ course may take out an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. If you do need to pay a fee, the College offers a number of ways to pay and can also advise you about financial support available to you. How do I enrol? You can enrol at certain times throughout the year by telephoning 020 7613 9116. Check our website www.hackney.ac.uk for details of when you can enrol by phone. You can also enrol in person at the Shoreditch Campus during term time, in rooms A212/A214, Monday-Friday, 10am – 6pm. Please ring 020 7613 9350/9208 for further enrolment details. Student success Virtually all of our students complete this course and progress onto the next level. What's the time commitment 3 hours a week Where do I go? Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, London N1 6HQ. Visit the “How to find us” page on our website for directions. Support for you Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues. The college experience Based in the heart of Hoxton, our Shoreditch Campus is a great place to study. It’s spacious, with well-thought out study facilities – plus outdoor and indoor social areas to catch up with friends. Students from many different backgrounds come to HCC and achieve – so you’re bound to fit in. Last year, 91% of our students said they’d recommend us to a friend. 83% said the college was a friendly place to study, 79% planned to progress onto another course with us and 97% felt that HCC was a safe place to be. Information about the college HCC is an award-winning College (Queen’s Anniversary Prize, Beacon Awards Winner (two years running), London Education Partnership Awards, TES 2012 FE Awards Winner, Investors in People GOLD award – and more!) Courses range from pre-entry level right up to post-graduate level.

Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language: IBSL

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