Introduction to British Sign Language

Qualification Introduction to British Sign Language
Subject Area Leisure and Community
Age Group(s) Adults
Duration 29/04/24 - 8/07/24 - 2.5 hours per week - From 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Course Content

There is a growing demand for the use of British sign language as a preferred means of communication for deaf adults and children in the UK. This course will help gain confidence in the basic skills of British Sign Language

This course is suitable for beginners and will give an introduction into basic communication with Deaf people. You will learn a list of everyday phrases on a variety of different topics. You will also gain an understanding of Deaf Awareness.

Course Outcomes

You will be gain confident and an awareness of communicating with Deaf people.


Level 1 in British Sign Language

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but you will need to complete a questionnaire at the start of the course. As this is a short course, an 85% attendance level is required.


An Informal assessment at the start and throughout the course by by a Deaf tutor.

During the course you will be required to give feedback and complete a short questionnaire at the end of the course. Each participant will receive a certificate at the end of the course.


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