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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

British Sign Language (BSL) Introduction

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Evening

Duration 11 weeks

Start date Feb 2022

Cost £156
(see funding options)

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Course overview

This is a ten-week evening course that gives attendees an introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness. It is aimed at family, friends, health professionals and carers of those with hearing impairments.

What you will learn

  • Fingerspelling
  • Numbers and colours
  • Family
  • Places
  • Clothes
  • Weather
  • Food and drink
  • Occupations and hobbies
  • Questions and basic conversations

How the course is assessed

  • There is no official assessment. All students completing the course will receive an Edinburgh College certificate.

Number of days per week

  • Wednesday evening for 10 weeks at 6.30 pm (for the course starting on Wednesday 23rd February)
  • Thursday evening for 10 weeks at 6.30 pm (for the course starting on Thursday 23rd March)
  • The course will start on Wednesday 23rd February.
  • Another course will start on Thursday 24th March..

Entry requirements

  • An interest in learning BSL

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • BSL Level 1

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Evening 23/02/22 11 Weeks £156

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