Level 1 Certificate in American Sign Language

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  • 365 Days
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  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 150 Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 08 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included

What Will I Learn?

Comprehend the importance of sign language that is used among the deaf and mute community
Get into terms with the alphabets and letters in the ASL
Learn how to finger spell names with and without text
Describe family members, rooms and animals using signs
Explore how to signal numbers to convey a time, specific year or a specific month
Identify how to express weathers, climates and directions
Understand how to communicate your interest, hobbies and pastimes
Delve into the food and beverage vocabulary


Sign language is a language that uses the visual-manual modality to communicate or convey a message. This language mainly employs signs made using hand gestures or facial expressions and is used widely by the deaf or mute people to communicate with the others. This language is a natural language with its own lexicon and grammar and tends to differ between countries and states. This Level 1 Certificate in American Sign Language course will focus on the sign language used by the Americans and will delve into all the fundamentals of it to start expressing using it.

This training course is complacent with engaging content that will enlighten you on the importance of the sign language within a community. The alphabets and letters unique to this language will also be presented beautifully through this course to systematically guide you from the very basics, after which you will move onto the more intermediate areas such as fingerspelling and describing everyday objects.

The course comprises of videos, PDFs and documents that will train you on how to express family members, animals, weathers, climates, time, interests and hobbies, which will go a long way in helping you progress in your career or to establish a career related to the dead or mute community. The course has also done a wonderful job in delving into the food and beverage vocabulary to help you hold a more meaningful and expressive communication.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why Study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.

  • Individuals who would love to work with the mute or deaf community
  • Professionals looking for some progress in their current careers
  • Parents who have children with mutism or hearing impairments
  • Anyone interested in mastering the ASL to communicate using it
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification in any discipline.

In order to complete the Level 1 Certificate in American Sign Language successfully , all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This certificate will improve your eligibility to work for a number of jobs across various industries. You can also use this certificate to attain the much needed career progression in forms of a higher pay, job promotion or any other job incentive or to expand your education in the area. Listed below are few of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • Special Education Teacher (Middle School) – £31,900 per annum
  • Interpreter – £23,358 per annum
  • Speech-Language pathologist – £35,000 per annum
  • Audiologist
  • Emergency Medical technician
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

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Gain an Accredited UK Qualification

Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials

Learners will be Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalised Learning Experience

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Course Curriculum

1. Alphabet, Spelling and Names
2. Introductions, Family and Rooms In the House
3. Animals
4. Numbers, Money and Time
5. Practice Time and Weather
6. Transport and Directions
7. Interests and Hobbies
8. Food and Drink
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  • 365 Days
  • Certificate
  • Course Certificate
  • Wishlist
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 150 Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 08 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
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