Deafblind Awareness - Understanding Communication with Deafblind People - K202 Unit

Introduction

We are delighted to be delivering the K202 - Understanding Communication with Deafblind People , a short one day course.

Next course dates
Course online via Zoom

MONDAY 25 MARCH 2024 - ONLINE on Zoom (assessment 8 July)
OR
Monday 17 June 2024 - ONLINE on Zoom (assessment 8 July)

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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 Penny Gunn teaching you a basic-level knowledge and understanding about Deafblind awareness, and what it means to be deafblind and what can be done to improve access in society for this group of people.

The great news is that as the course is delivered in BSL as well as English, it is ACCESSIBLE FOR DEAF AND HEARING STUDENTS.

This course introduces the learner to a basic level knowledge and understanding about Deafblind awareness, and what it means to Deafblind.

The k202 unit assessment is optional although successful student achieve the K202 unit certificate (this can also go towards achieving the FULL DEAFBLIND level 2 Qualification if required).

Students not wishing to take K202 will receive an attendance certificate .

This Course in Deafblind Awareness is suitable for anyone and especially those who:

  • wish to acquire a basic understanding and awareness of Deafblind Issues and Deafblind people;
  • need to acquire the knowledge as part of a programme of study or professional development;
  • are studying for personal development with a view to future employment.e Deafblind and what can be done to improve access in society for this group of people.

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Qualification Structure

Qualification Objectives

No previous experience or knowledge of deafblindness is required for the Deafblind Awareness Course.

At the end of the qualification, learners will be able to:

  • Know the different types of Deafblind people.
  • Identify common causes of Deafblindness.
  • Know the numbers and types of Deafblind people in Britain
  • Identify unnecessary barriers for Deafblind people which have a hearing focus.
  • Understand different modes of communication for Deafblind people.
  • Understand different modes of reading for Deafblind people.
  • The range of equipment and technology available to Deafblind people.

All students not wishing to take the K202 assessment unit will receive an attendance certificate.

Costs and Dates

Why choose us?

Dates and Times



Monday 25 March 2024 on ZOOM (assessment 8 JULY)

9.30am - 4pm

Costs
Course fees are £120 inc VAT and £57 assessment fee if required .

Total: £177

Fees due in total before the course



Monday 17 June 2024 on ZOOM (assessment 8 JULY)

9.30am - 4pm

Costs
Course fees are £120 inc VAT and £57 assessment fee if required .

Total: £177

Fees due in total before the course

This course may launch you towards a rewarding and fulfilling career working for a deafblind person. Would you like to work in an environment of providing practical assistance to enable a person to fully access their community, or where you would be promoting their personal and social development and well-being?

Whether you are interested in a new career, developing your existing job, or are just interested in learning more please join us on this course.

This theory course is a great introduction and as a stand alone course or as and stepping stone and unit towards the Deafblind level 2 communication course.