Sign for Thoughts is delighted to be running the iBSL Level 2 Award in Deafblind Communication Course. The course will commence in April 2021
With around 330,475 Deafblind people in the UK, we need to spread awareness and improve communication and access for all.
You will be in great hands with our very experienced teacher/assessor Sarah Reed.
Sarah has been involved as a teacher/trainer and researcher for organisations such as the BDA, Sense, Deafblind UK and DCAL, in a wide range of topics related to Deafblindness for well over 25 years. She has gained a lot of knowledge and experience from her work in Deafblindness, which is often pioneering and made even richer from her travels to other countries such as in Scandinavia, Europe, USA and Australia.
This qualification aims to further learners' experiences and development in communication awareness through British Sign Language (BSL) with Deafblind people in everyday life socially or at work, in school or college. A Level 2 course will enable development in functional Deafblind communication in more depth than at Level 1.
The Level 2 Award in Deafblind Communication is suitable for those who:
- Wish to acquire Deafblind Communication skills at an intermediate level for the purpose of holding more detailed communication with Deafblind people;
- Need to acquire Deafblind Communication skills as part of a programme of study or professional development;
- Are studying for personal development with a view to future employment;
- Wish to progress from the Level 1 Deafblind Awareness Award.
Our Deafblind courses are fully accredited by the Institute of British Sign Language (iBSL), as recognised by Ofqual (the Office of the Regulator for Qualifications, Examinations and Assessments in England).