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Introduction to British Sign Language

Eastleigh College
Course summary
12 weeks
166 GBP
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Introduction to British Sign Language:

What does this programme involve?

Learners will learn the following:

- How to recognise variations in the way deaf people communicate.
- How to sign at a basic level
- Finger spelling, names and places.
- Responding to simple signed questions.
- Understand receptive skills when signing.
- Demonstrate signing skills.

You will be able to gain a better understanding of the deaf culture and community.

A college certificate will be awarded on request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

You will be taught by various methods including:

- Receptive from tutor
- Practical demonstration
- Group and pair work
- Games
- Role mode and role play
- DVDs
- Conversation

What career opportunities can this lead to?

  • This BSL course will assist students to communicate more effectively with deaf people. It may also assist students to gain work, or progress their career, in care, education or any other area where an ability to sign is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Qualification awarded by the course provider

About provider

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College Apprenticeships

Eastleigh College is a General FE College based in Eastleigh, Hampshire specialising in Apprenticeships for 10 years. We have recently launched 'The Apprenticeship Experts' team based at the College in response to our growing success in this area. We offer...

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Contact info

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
SO50 5FS Hampshire


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