What opportunities will this course give me?
This British Sign Language course will assist learners to communicate more effectively with deaf people at a basic level. It may also assist learners that want to work, or progress their career, in care, education or any other area where an ability to sign at a basic level would be beneficial.
Please note that this course is non vocational and does not lead to a qualification.
What will I be learning?
Learners will cover 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.
An Eastleigh College certificate will be awarded on request.
Why is this course for me?
You will be taught by various methods including:
• Receptive from tutor
• Practical demonstration
• Group and pair work
• Role mode and role play- DVDs
How will my learning be enhanced?
BSL is a stress-free course with no formal assessments or accreditations. The programme is delivered at a basic level to ensure all learning abilities are catered to. As the course develops, you will then be individually nurtured and challenged with extended tasks dependent on your own individual level, allowing you to hit your personal milestones.
What do I need to sign up?
There are no formal entry requirements necessary for this course.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is suitable for adult learners who are interested in Sign Language. Please note that due to funding rules, learners must be aged 19+ to participate in this course.
There are no additional fees anticipated. Please bring a pen and paper for taking notes.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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Need some further advice?
If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270