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Adult Skills and Community Learning

BSL First Steps

This course is for anyone interested in learning BSL for personal, professional or social reasons, whether you're hearing impaired or not.

See our course listing for British Sign Language for details of the days, times, locations and fees for these courses.

Length of course

Normally 10 hours, made up of 2 hours a week over 5 weeks

Course content

  • Signs for basic greetings
  • Finger spelling
  • Some differences between hearing and deaf cultures

Entry requirements

None

Course fees

This course is free

How to apply 

Come to one of our enrolment sessions in September, or give us a call.

What you can do next

Education

CERTA (OCN) Level One Unit with progression to Signature Level 1 and Signature Level 2.

Employment

Our Sign Language pathway leads to qualification which can be used by learners who want to become interpreters or work in a supportive role in schools or social services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What our learners say

  • I enjoyed everything in the course. Great tutor and friendly people.
    Adult learner
  • The tutor made it a relaxed and enjoyable course while creating the right atmosphere to learn
    Adult learner
  • I enjoyed every single week and cannot believe how much I've learnt in this short time. Our tutor was fabulous. Thank you.
    Adult learner
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