I started to learn British Sign Language (BSL) in 2003, having been inspired by my
sister-in-law who has a deaf son and is an interpreter herself. She encouraged me to learn BSL in order to aid effective communication within the family unit.
Now, I have three years experience of Communication Support work within educational settings and a further two years interpreting in various domains such as Health, Local Government and Work.
At present, I am collecting evidence for my NVQ6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting (Part 2) with Sign Solutions in order to become a fully qualified BSL Interpreter, which I anticipate achieving early 2013.
QUALIFICATIONS TO DATE
Signature NVQ6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting (Part 1) - Training
Signature NVQ4 BSL Language Units (Productive & Receptive
CACDP NVQ3 BSL Language Units (Productive & Receptive
CACDP Level 2 BSL
CACDP Level 1 BSL
CACDP Deaf Awareness
CACDP Manual Note-taking for Deaf People
PTTLS Teaching Qualification