The course can be completed flexibly by participants since there is no requirement to attend live sessions. All modules are online and monthly webinars provide opportunities to interact with staff and other course participants.
Four online sessions focus on sign language aquisition and linguistics, scoring British Sign Language (BSL) narratives and grammar and carying out the test.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for professionals (Deaf staff, Teachers of the Deaf, Speech and Language Therapists, etc.) working with primary-school-aged deaf children who use British Sign Language (BSL) to communicate.
You'll take four online modules over four months.
The course provides an overview of sign language acquisition and BSL linguistics, as well as training in how to carry out and score the test, culminating in qualification to use the BSL Production Test.