The session is delivered by one of our experienced D/deaf trainers that offers a Taster in Deaf Awareness training. The 1-hour Taster session covers facts, levels and causes of hearing loss, terminology, lipreading, and communication hints and tips. This session is designed and developed to give you the taster of the skills to communicate with people who are deaf efficiently. Learning about Deaf Awareness Training with YOU CHOOSE I TEACH is fun, easy & flexible where you will learn a basic understanding of communication issues affecting deaf people and decide if you want to progress to level 1 in BSL qualification.
How is the booking made?
One-2-One: Only one person can book
Public: Anyone can book
Private Group: Only people from the same company/organisation can book. A minimum of 2 people is required.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
How will I be taught?
Our unique online live video tutoring sessions have been designed so that anybody interested in learning Deaf Awareness Training has access to available qualified online tutors at your chosen date and time. You can now learn wherever and whenever you like.
What will we cover?
You will learn Deaf Awareness skills at a beginner level relating to the following topic areas:
• Facts About Deafness
• Different Types of deafness
• Common communication difficulties
• Reasons for poor communication
• Clues to Help Recognise Deafness
• Methods of Communication
• Communication Tactics
• Technology to communicate
• How TypeTalk and Speech-To-Text Phone Works
• English & BSL, the difference
• Lip-reading exercise
What will I achieve?
By the end of this session, you should be able to achieve one of the following...
• Understand the different types of deafness and key features of communication difficulties
• Understand the communication needs of deaf customers
• Understand how to adapt your skills to communicate better with a deaf customer
• Be confident in implementing strategies and approaches to facilitate effective communication
What is the requirement for the course?
All learners must compulsorily have a webcam (camera and microphone) for the online training
What level is the course, and do I need any skills?
No essential skills are required for this course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
After completing this session, you can enroll in a Level 1 in BSL course. If you enjoy the tutorials, you can discuss course options with the tutor at the end, should you want to start your journey into learning BSL Level 1 straightaway.
Notification of cancellation of a booking by you:
5 working days before the start date = 75% refund.
2 working days before the start date = 50% refund.
Less than 1 working day (24 hours) of the start date = no refund.