Completion of the BSL level 6 course paves way for the learner to pursue a Level 6 Diploma in either Sign Language Interpreting or Translation. This qualification may be used as evidence of full professional proficiency in BSL. It may be useful for those who already work, or wish to work, in a professional capacity with Deaf people, such as teachers of the deaf, social workers for deaf people, voluntary workers with deaf people and employees within a deaf organisation. It may also be used as evidence of proficiency in BSL for sign language interpreters and sign language translators.
Course Details and Fees
Duration: 22 weeks, every Monday from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Greenwich West Community and Arts Centre
141 Greenwich High Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 8JA
Fees: £1800 (includes assessment fee of £146 for three exams)
BSL LEVEL 6
Completion of the BSL Level 6 course leads to qualified interpreter status. This course is designed to enable the learner to understand complex BSL in all types of social and professional interactions. Once completed, the learner will be able to register with NRCPD as a Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI).
The course is structured around eight main topics;
Employment and Business
Politics and Law
Science and Technology
You will be expected to demonstrate receptive and productive skills on these topics in a variety of two-way and one-way interactions, including informal 1-1 discussions and group debates; formal group meetings, discussions and presentations; as well as a receptive skills exam.
Assessments take place during normal lesson times. Assessment fees are included in the fees.
There are 6 assessments to complete the course. Three are of the assessments are done by internal assessors and the remainder of the assessments done by Signature assessors (the external assessors will mark recorded videos).