Level One

Signature Qualification Specification Level One Award in British Sign Language

Course topics

BSL101 – basic BSL102 BSL103
Introduction to BSL

  • Greetings
  • Names – fingerspelling
  • Transport
  • Using numbers up to 12
  • Weather
  • Directions – ask, give

20 hours

Conversational Skills

  • Family
  • Animals
  • Hobbies and Leisure
  • Food and drink
  • Using Numbers up to 100


20 hours

Communicate in BSL about Everyday Life

  • Getting Around 
  • Sharing Information
  • Weather
  • Using numbers up to 1,000,000


20 hours = overall 60 hours of lessons

Signature Qualification Specification Level One Award in BSL web link: click here

Training materials: handouts will be provided. Also included: The BSLworks Students’ Learning Level One Handbook and Deafworks ‘Improve your BSL!’ book
Imp your BSL produced by Deafworks
The Level One Signworld Learn online package costs £29.99

Assessment Procedure?

BSL101 – Introduction to BSL
BSL102 – conversational skills BSL103 – communicate in BSL about everyday life
The teacher-assessor is with candidates for the assessment. He/she will then mark the assessment and inform candidates of their results within the day or at the next session. Registration for this unit can be made on the day of the assessment or earlier. In this unit assessment a 4-5 minute conversation is filmed and then sent off to an external assessor for marking. Assessment results are received within 2-4 weeks. Candidate assessment registration must be made 2-3 weeks before the assessment. This unit is assessed and marked as for the BSL102 unit. Candidate registration must be made 2-3 weeks before the assessment.
BSL103’s course content and
topics must be followed.

Level One BSL Training Application Form

 

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