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Arts jargon in BSL: an introduction

John Wilson has a national profile in Deaf arts and in making the arts accessible to Deaf people. He was a key member of the Tate Gallery's 'Signing Art' programme and has led many tours in art galleries, museums and exhibitions. Explore the challenges of using arts jargon in BSL and learn basic tips for interpretation.

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Date: 17 May 14
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Electronic notetaking: OCNLR

Do you have a typing speed of 60wpm, good English, IT skills and confidence? Have you thought of taking a recognised qualification and training to become an electronic notetaker? You will learn how to type a summary of what is said on a computer for deaf and disabled people. You will also learn about disability legislation and the note-taking needs associated with a range of disabilities.

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Introduction to notetaking

Interested in notetaking for disabled students? Find out what skills you need and gain information about our OCNLR accredited manual and electronic notetaking courses. If you are interested in electronic notetaking you can sample how to précis.

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Date: 10 May 14 - 11 May 14
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Level 6 NVQ diploma in Sign Language interpreting

This is the second part of our two-part programme. You will be guided through an individually tailored programme by our qualified assessors. Throughout the programme you will collect portfolio evidence and receive detailed feedback to enable you to successfully submit your portfolio and achieve the 'Level 6 NVQ diploma in Sign Language interpreting'. Tutor/assessors: James Fitzgerald, Charmaine Andrews and Nathalie Koenig.

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Date: 18 Sep 13 - 9 May 14
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Notetaking for deaf and disabled students: OCNLR

Discover the principles of notetaking. Learn about a variety of disabilities, and acquire techniques to improve your notetaking to support disabled students in education and work. Accredited by the Open College Network London Region.

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Date: 7 Jul 14 - 11 Jul 14
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Thinking of a career as an interpreter

Have you been studying BSL and thought about a career as a British Sign Language / English interpreter? Want to know what an interpreter does? Do you know about which qualifications are needed and different training options leading to Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) status? If so this half day workshop is for you!

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Date: 21 Jun 14
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Working towards the NVQ level 6 diploma in sign language interpreting

This is the first part of our two-part programme. During this course you will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare for the Signature accredited 'NVQ level 6 diploma in sign language interpreting'. You will need a high level of fluency in British Sign Language; special discount packages are available if you still need to complete your level 6 in BSL. Tutors: Russell Aldersson, Brigitte Francois, Karen Newby and Robert Skinner.

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Date: 7 Dec 13 - 15 Jun 14
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