iBSL Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness

This qualification introduces the learner to a basic-level knowledge and understanding about deaf awareness, and what it means to be deaf and what can be done to improve access for d/Deaf people in society.

 

These topics will be covered - Different types of d/Deaf people, Common Causes of Deafness, Statistics, Deaf Identity, Barriers for Deaf People.

 

Target group

The Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness is suitable for those who:

  • wish to acquire a basic understanding and awareness of deafness and deaf people;
  • need to acquire the knowledge as part of a programme of study or professional development;
  • are studying for personal development with a view to future employment.

No previous experience of BSL is required for entry into a programme leading to the Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness.

 

Length of course

This course can be taught in one full day with the assessment at the end of the training or over two half days.  Contact us for further details.

 

 

 

Testimonials

Anne
2013-05-15, 22:55
I first met Alison in 1996 when I began my Teacher of the Deaf training. Alison's knowledge and ability to teach helped me through the BSL element of ...
Melinda Napier
2013-05-13, 23:48
That's great! I know your business will be successful as you had been a great tutor when at the City Lit. Good Luck!
Jonathan
2012-09-26, 12:30
Was great working with you, the stories and BSL to camera you did will be really helpful for the students when they are practising their interpreting....