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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 10 weeks

Start date Sep 2024

Cost £159
(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. The course includes additional self-study time on our online platform Moodle with access to resources and videos to consolidate learning.

Course fee: £159

 

What you will learn

Topics covered will include:

  • Fingerspelling
  • Numbers
  • Exchanging information
  • Everyday phrases
  • People
  • Locations and directions
  • Calendar

How the course is assessed

  •  SQA assessment at the end of the course: 'British Sign Language: an introduction.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesdays for 10 weeks with a choice of 2 time slots:
    • Group A: 5.15 pm - 6.45 pm
    • Group B: 7.15 pm - 8.45 pm
  • The course will start on Tuesday 24 September and finish on Tuesday 3 December 2024 
  • Price: £159.
  • An ITA can fund the course if you are eligible for one. See My World of Work for details.

Entry requirements

  • An interest in learning and better understanding BSL.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • BSL Level 1

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Evening 24/09/24 10 Weeks £159

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