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British Sign Language Intro Plus


Course Overview

This course is for those who need to improve on their skills to be able to communicate with the deaf community, either professionally or personally. The course is designed to help enhance your introductory skills, as well as give an insight of the structure of the language, the importance of hand shapes, visual expressions and deaf awareness with all types of hearing loss.

This course is designed to improve your basic principles of British Sign Language (BSL), and to present methods of effective communicating with people who are profoundly deaf, have a hearing loss or who are sign language users.

The course includes lots of group and pair work which can also greatly help with increasing your personal confidence. It is recommended that you practise your skills between the lessons

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Wed, 13 Nov 2024

Entry Requirements

Completion of Introductory to BSL or similar.

Course information

Understand the basics of BSL
Learn the process of alphabet fingerspelling
Know how to greet and communicate with people in BSL Develop the skills to form questions in British Sign Language
Build the competence and confidence to communicate fluently with deaf people

20 hours, one evening a week for 8 weeks.


One to one assessment with Tutor. There is no external assessment.

Entry Level NONE Non regulated SFA formula funded provision, Entry Level, Languages, Literature and Culture of the British Isles, 13 to 20 hrs, PW A

Potential career working with deaf people

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