Digital skills: using SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK for essential communication (entry 2 - entry 3)

Course Dates: 10/06/21 - 29/07/21
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Online
This course will help you to set up a new account with different communication and relay services - SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK. You will be able to make your own phone calls through relay services.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: YC009

Thu, day, 10 Jun - 29 Jul '21

Duration: 8 sessions (over 8 weeks)

Before booking on this course, we'll need you to log in or register with us if you're new. Please then contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

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What is the course about?

You will learn how to access different communication and relay services - SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK. By the end of the course, you will be able to make natural phone conversations with anyone and get help with letters to translate from English to BSL.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Downloading communication apps from Apple Store or Google Play onto your smartphone, tablet or computer
Setting up a new account with communication and relay services
Accessing different communication and relay services - SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK
Making conversation calls through communication and relay services
Getting help with letters to translate from English to BSL.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Downloading communication apps from Apple Store or Google Play onto your smartphone, tablet or computer
Set up a new account with communication and relay services
Access different communication and relay services - SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK
Make conversation calls through communication and relay services
Get help with letters to translate from English to BSL.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is aimed for those who are able to use smartphones, tablets or laptops. To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer. Presentations will be made using computers, interactive whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes. Step-by-step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts. Classes are taught in British Sign Language, and written English.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring a folder, pens, paper and your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise accordingly.

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