This course is for those who already have competence in BSL at Level 2. The learner will develop an advanced knowledge of the structure and function of British Sign Language and an understanding of the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture.
This qualification is accredited by iBSL, and is divided into three units. These cover understanding varied signed language in a range of work contexts and signing using varied language in a range of work contexts.
BSL Level 3 – Unit Specifications
L3, UNIT 1—UNDERSTANDING VARIED SIGN LANGUAGE
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand information, ideas and opinions expressed in a varied range of work-related and social contexts. This includes specific details to grasp overall meaning from a range of short passages, signed at a normal speed and in normally used social and work registers.
L3, UNIT 2—USING VARIED SIGN LANGUAGE
The aim of this unit is to enable Learners to express information, ideas and opinions in a varied range of work-related and social contexts, which are signed in short passages, at normal speed and in normally used social and work registers.
L3, UNIT 3—INTERACTING WITH DIVERSE CULTURES
The aim of this unit is to provide Learners with a basic introduction to the study of the language structure of British Sign Language (BSL) and the culture surrounding that language.