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British Sign Language Course


Oplex Careers

Summary

Price
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£19 inc VAT (was £299.99)
Offer ends 13 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
80 Hours
Qualification
6 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

The online Introduction to British Sign Language Course Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to help learners understand the principles of British Sign Language (BSL), from learning the basics to communicating in restaurants, discussing importance of understanding BSL in order to effectively communicate using sign.

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Course Description

This Introduction to British Sign Language Course will provide learners with an insight into the sign language according to the British method, discussing the importance of learning to sign in order to understand and communicate using BSL. Whether working with others, or just want to know more for yourself, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Introduction to British Sign Language Course is split into the following modules:

      • Benefits of Learning Sign Language
      • Effective Communication
      • Eating and Drinking
      • Hobbies and Interests
      • Time, Date, and Weather
      • Directions and Travel
      • Understanding Others
    • Final Assessment

Assessment

To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Introduction to British Sign Language Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certificate

On successful completion of this Introduction to British Sign Language Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Introduction to British Sign Language Course.

Course Duration

The online Introduction to British Sign Language Course requires 80 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Introduction to British Sign Language Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Introduction to British Sign Language Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Introduction to British Sign Language Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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Donna asked:

Does this go from beginner to a certain level? The other courses explain better what you be learning ie alphabet,numbers,colours etc?

Answer:

Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. This course will start from a Level 1 and will progress up to the Level 3. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.

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Leanne Evans asked:

If you fail the assessments is there a charge to redo the test?

Answer:

Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. The Final Assessment is free of charge as it comes with your initial course fee. You can also retake the test as many times as you need to until you reach a grade you are happy with - this is part of our Exam Pass Guarantee. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.

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Emma asked:

As it said on one of the other questions asked that it goes to level 3, do you get certificates for each level as you pass?

Answer:

You receive a certificate for each course that you pass with us. So upon successful completion you will receive a CPD Certificate showcasing that you have passed the course.

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Sophie asked:

Is there a minimum age on this course (do you have to be over 18)

Answer:

There is no minimum age requirement to take our courses, everyone is welcome to join the course.

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Val asked:

Hi does this course require use of a webcam?

Answer:

Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. All of the materials are delivered in slide presentation format using images, text, and illustrative examples to explore points. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.

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Marrium asked:

I don't know any thing about Bsl so,do you think this course will teach me from basics then gradually leads me to level 3 thanks.

Answer:

Yes this is exactly how the information will be taught. The information will be introduced at a beginner level, then will progress up to the Level 3. Hope this helps. Thanks

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Mollie asked:

This course is a level 3, do I need to have my level 1 & 2 to do this one or can I just do this course straight away?

Answer:

You can start straight on the Level 3 if you wish as all topics will be introduced from level 1 information then progress up to the level 3. When you finish you will receive your certificate in the Level 3 CPD Accredited British Sign Language. Hope this helps.

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Gill asked:

Are the 'gestures' pictures or of videod people? I have enrolled on courses and then not been able to see properly what/how to carry out a sign

Answer:

Hi, the Sign Language Courses will have images of the different signs throughout the course.

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Gemma asked:

Hi, If I purchased this course, is this level 1-3? Meaning once completed I wouldn't have to purchase level 3? Hope that makes sense.

Answer:

Hi! So once you have successfully completed you will receive one certificate - Level 3. We do have a bundle option where you can study all three courses Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 and therefore achieve three certificates on completion. Just check out other courses to find it :-) Many thanks

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Thomas asked:

Hi there. With your British Sign Language Course. Can you use the certificate to further learning and compete the interpreting course.

Answer:

Yes many of our learners use this course and certificate to help them move into further training. Thanks

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Penny Rutherford asked:

Do you have to have access to Microsoft word to complete this course?

Answer:

Everything you need to successfully complete your course will be available to you from you student account. And to confirm - no you will not need access to Word to complete this course :-) Hope this helps

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Bev asked:

Do you provide a registered qualification on completion

Answer:

This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. This is not equivalent to a formal qualification. Instead this course will introduce you into the field teaching practical skills that you could then use to support your CV and job applications.

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EmilyJean asked:

Is this course level1 and 2 as other courses specify what level they are ?

Answer:

This course is a Level 3. Once you have successfully completed your final assessment with us, we will process and send your Level 3 Awarded certificate. Thanks

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Jo Jo asked:

My husband is deaf. Is the training format suitable for deaf people?

Answer:

Hi, The course is presented using text and images in slide presentation format - there will be no sound to successfully complete the course. I hope this helps. Thanks, Helpdesk

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Naadi asked:

Can you get a career in BSL after this course or we need more formal qualifications? Also, is this a recognized qualification of BSL?

Answer:

This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. While the course itself does not guarantee one particular job, many of our learners use this course and certificate to support job applications as well as helping them move into further training required by their employer.

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Caroline Brown asked:

I would like to do this course with my husband but neither of us have ever done sign language, is this course suitable for absolute beginners?

Answer:

Yes this course is aimed at those wanting to get into the field with little or no experience. So this course should be a great start. This course is a Level 3 and will introduce topics from a level 1 point of view and progress up to the level 3 which is the course awarded on completion. Hope this helps. Thanks

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Paige asked:

I already have my level 1 sign language with signature. Do. I have to start from level 1 or can I jump. Straight in to Level 2? Thanks Paige

Answer:

You can certainly start at the Level 2. All the topics will be introduced from a level 1 and progress up to the level 2 so you can be able to successfully complete the level 2 for sure. Once registered our team will send your details to get started on the same working day.

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Stephen asked:

Other than the first charge of £19 is there any further charge

Answer:

There are no additional fees once you have registered. The price you see today is a one off fee that will include everything you need to successfully complete your course. This includes 12 months unlimited access, tutor support, your final assessment (retake if needed), and your accredited certificate emailed over on completion.

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Natasha asked:

Is the certificate accepted by employers?

Answer:

This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK

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Ruhina asked:

Can you please let me know what qualification will I get after passing the assessment .. Thank you

Answer:

On successful completion of this Introduction to British Sign Language Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

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Eileen asked:

Is the basic level course qualification recognised for the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme?

Answer:

This course is a great start to those wanting to learn British Sign Language. It is CPD Accredited which is different to a formal qualification. Once registered you will be able to access your training materials the same working day. Thanks

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Charlotte asked:

Are the level 1 + 2 courses officially accredited by the institute of bsl? Can you officially state you are trained to BSL LEVEL 2 on completion?

Answer:

The course is CPD Accredited, as stated on the course page information above. This is training related to professional development and is different to a formal qualification. The course is online and once registered you will get access to your training materials the same working day.

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