Established June 2008, BSL Ladder is a tuition centre teaching British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness.
This qualification is appropriate for specialist learning support practitioners who work with Deaf learners in for example an FE College, adult and community learning centre or learning provider and for those supporting work based training such as within voluntary, community, private and public organisations. The aim of the certificate is to provide those who are learning support practitioners – Communication Support Workers (CSWs) – with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills in order to effectively fulfil the specialist learning support practitioner role.
At the end of the qualification, learners will be able:
To achieve the full Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners, learners are required to achieve all eight units. The Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners consists of mandatory credit only. The introductory unit, Preparing to Support Learning, should be delivered first. This could be combined with additional units to provide a particular focus for the introductory part of a programme. A holistic approach may be taken by centres with the remaining mandatory units.
For full Qualification Specification read: https://signature.org.uk/docs/qualification_specifications2018-19/CSW-v1.00.pdf
To be confirmed