What's covered?

This course is for those who need to communicate with deaf people, either professionally or personally, but who have no signing skills. It will teach you the importance of hand shapes, and visual expressions and give you an insight into the way this language is structured.

This course is designed to introduce you to the basic principles of British Sign Language (BSL), and to present methods of communicating with people who are profoundly deaf or who are sign language users. The course includes lots of group and pair work. It is recommended that you practise your skills between the lessons. This is an Entry 3 Level course.

What do you need?

None other than an interest in this subject.

How you are assessed

There are two internal assessments, including one to one assessment which will be filmed. There is no external assessment.

How Long?

20 hours, one evening a week for 10 weeks.

What course next?

BSL Level 1

What could this lead to?

Potentially a career working with Deaf people

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Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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