Level 4 Certification in Education & Training for Sign Language Teachers QCF @ Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Level 4 Certification in Education & Training for Sign Language Teachers QCF @ Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Course Length
Duration: 6 hours per class for 15 weeks in 1st year and 15 weeks in 2nd year.
Start Date
16th September 2016

This programme is designed to provide an introduction to teacher education for Deaf people and others seeking to teach British Sign Language (or lip reading). Leaners will gain knowledge on the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, inclusive teaching and learning approaches, facilitating learning and development with individuals or groups and the role of assessment in the teaching and learning process. Leaners will have the opportunity to choose to study from a range of optional units to support the specialist knowledge required in the teaching of sign language or lip reading.

An Institute of British Sign Language Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training for Sign Language Teachers prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts. It requires observation and assessment of performance.
This qualification is only available in Wales by agreement with Qualifications Wales (SAQW and Grwp Llandrillo Menai.
For further information contact:
Paula Jones on Tel: 010492546666 Ext 1541 / Email p.jones@gllm.ac.uk

Please see the below in Welsh:

Hyd y Cwrs
Dosbarth 6 awr am 15 wythnos yn ystod y flwyddyn gyntaf
a 15 wythnos yn ystod yr ail flwyddyn
Dyddiad Dechrau
16 Medi 2016

Y cwrs
Cynlluniwyd y rhaglen i gynnig cyflwyniad i hyfforddiant athrawon ym maes addysgu pobl fyddar ac eraill sydd eisiau addysgu Iaith Arwyddo Prydain (neu ddarllen gwefusau). Bydd dysgwyr yn dysgu am y rolau, cyfrifoldebau a chysylltiadau gwahanol ym maes addysgu a hyfforddiant, dulliau addysgu a dysgu cynhwysol, hwyluso addysgu a datblygiad unigolion neu grwpiau a rôl asesu yn y broses addysgu a dysgu. Caiff dysgwyr gyfle i ddewis astudio amrywiaeth o unedau dewisol i ychwanegu ar yr wybodaeth arbenigol sydd ei angen i addysgu iaith arwyddion neu sut i ddarllen gwefusau.

Mae tystysgrif Lefel 4 Iaith Arwyddion Prydain – Addysgu a Hyfforddiant yn paratoi darpar athrawon i ddysgu mewn amrywiaeth eang o sefyllfaoedd. Bydd gofyn cael cyfnod o arsylwi ac asesu perfformiad.

Mae’r cymhwyster ar gael yng Nghymru diolch i gytundeb rhwng Cronfa Ddata Cymwysterau Cymeradwy Cymru (DAQW) a Grŵp Llandrillo Menai
I gael rhagor o wybodaeth, cysylltwch â:
Paula Jones, rhif ffôn:
01492 546666 est:1541
e-bost: p.jones@gllm.ac.uk
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Chief Executive of iBSL: Peter Jackson

On Friday the 15th July, our Chief Executive Peter Jackson and the iBSL team spend the evening celebrating Peter’s retirement.  Peter is standing down on the 31st July and is looking forward to a long and happy retirement with Mo and family.  The team at iBSL and all our valued client’s wish Peter every happiness in this new chapter of his life.

BDA 125 Year Congress

iBSL are attending BDA 125 Year Congress on the Wednesday 20th July to Sunday 24th July and will be selling some useful teaching resources.  We have a selection of DVDs at £5.00 each so please bring some money along and purchase some excellent teaching resources.  See you there!


We are currently selling practice Receptive Skills DVDs which can be used as part of your teaching resources. They are £5 each plus postage. If you are interested please contact admin@ibsl.org.uk

Office Move

From the 1st October 2016, iBSL will be relocating to our new office, Empire Court.

The address will be confirmed on the 1st October.

Marking Sheets

iBSL plan to upload new marking sheets by the 1st week in September, however in the interim please continue to use the existing marking sheets.

City Lit Stall

iBSL are invited by City Lit to set up a stall to promote iBSL for BSL Teachers and Assessors on Saturday 9th July. City Lit is located at 1-10 Keeley St, London WC2B 4BA. We hope to see you there.

iBSL will be selling some useful teaching resources.

We have a selection of DVDs at £5.00 each so please bring some money along and purchase some excellent buy teaching resources!

Office Closure – 30/06/16

Due to Warrington Walking Day iBSL is closed tomorrow (Friday 1st July 2016). We apologise for any inconvenience, work will commence as normal on Monday.


Witnesses & External Examiners Training

An exciting training opportunity for registered qualified BSL/English interpreters interested in becoming External Examiners (EEs) or assessor witnesses for the Institute of British Sign Language, (iBSL).

iBSL is a UK based awarding body of sign language and BSL related qualifications, professional development courses for BSL/ English interpreters and deaf-blind qualifications.

If you are interested or want further information please email chloetolfree@ibsl.org.uk.

Level 6 Interpreting Qualifications

All Centres who are currently running or interested in delivering the Level 6 Interpreting qualifications, there will be compulsory training taking place on Tuesday 23rd August from 9.30 – 4.30pm at Warrington iBSL offices. The tutors will be Linda Bruce and Lynn Delfosse. For further information, please email chloetolfree@ibsl.org.uk