Great news for apprenticeship inclusivity

Great news for apprenticeship inclusivity

British Sign Language qualifications will be accepted for apprenticeships instead of English Functional Skills , in a move to encourage more starts among deaf people. The changes come into effect from April.

A spokesperson from DFE explained that BSL will become a formal alternative qualification to English Functional Skills for people who use BSL as their primary language.

FE Week carries a detailed article here.

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