Deaf Awareness Training - Level 3 Course and Certificate*

Online training | 12 Months Unlimited Access | *PDF Certificate

Oplex Careers


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£19 inc VAT (was £199.99)
Offer ends 31 January 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
40 hours
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
40 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The online Deaf Awareness Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide a strong insight into learning core skills to support and work with those who are hearing impaired, and more.


40 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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The online Deaf Awareness Course will introduce you to learning core communication skills to support and work with those who are hearing impaired, as well as the importance of deaf awareness. Whether you are familiar with key principles already, you want to get started working with those who are hearing impaired in a classroom or any other professional environment, looking for more training, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Deaf Awareness Course is split into the following modules:

    • Introduction to Deaf Awareness Training

– understanding the difficulties faced with day to day tasks and activities
– being hearing impaired in the workplace and other settings outside the house
– the importance of deaf awareness training

    • Terminology and Communication to use

– Understanding the correct terminology
– The importance of this
– A guide to effective communication

    • Using BSL for communication

– Most common form of sign language used in the UK
– What is BSL and what it involves

    • Using lip reading for communication

– Another common form of communication
– What is lip reading and what it involves

    • Deaf Awareness in Schools

– Challenges pupils can face in school
– Identifying key signs in young children
– Solution to help and support

    • Deaf Awareness in the Workplace

– Accessible job adverts
– The ‘Disability Confident Scheme’
– Workplaces promoting awareness

    • Equal opportunities

– Equal opportunity Acts covering deaf awareness
– What these acts discuss

    • The History and Future of Deaf Awareness

– How awareness has improved
– Changes still important today
– The future of awareness

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Deaf Awareness 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.


On successful completion of this Deaf Awareness Course. 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 Deaf Awareness Course.

Course Duration

The online Deaf Awareness Course requires 40 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 Deaf Awareness 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 Deaf Awareness 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 Deaf Awareness 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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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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