Signature Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness and Communication For Individuals

What does the course cover?

Unit K101 includes:

the language commonly used to describe deafness and deafblindness, and deaf and deafblind people; statistics on deafness in the UK; how deaf and deafblind people communicate; the factors that affect successful communication; how a deaf or deafblind person's language and cultural background affects communication.

Unit T101 includes:

selecting the appropriate communication tactics for use with a deaf or deafblind person; ascertaining the best environmental conditions for communicating with a deaf or deafblind person; using a range of tactics for communicating with deaf and deafblind people; repairing a breakdown in communication with a deaf or deafblind person.



This course involves 2 assessments: a multiple choice test and a practical assessment.


How the course is taught

The course lasts 12 hours. For information on when our next course will be, please contact us.

Teaching methods include:

  • Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Role play
  • Discussions
  • Practical work

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