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What opportunities will this course give me?

This Deaf Awareness workshop will help you learn more about the challenges faced by deaf people. Deafness and hearing loss can affect people in lots of different ways. This workshop will help you to understand the barriers people can face and what you can do to help minimise this.

Eastleigh College offer a variety of leisure courses to suit all interests - please browse the website for further details. We also offer a number of free wellbeing workshops which form part of our Community Learning Programme.

What will I be learning?

In this workshop, we will be focusing on:
• Deaf information and facts
• The different types of deafness
• A simulation of different levels of deafness
• Assistive devices and technology that can be used
• The barriers that deaf people face
• The various ways to communicate, considering telephone communication and other technology
• How you can help a deaf person - good communication tips - do's and donts

You will primarily learn through discussions, activities, group work, pair work, observation and practice.

Why is this course for me?

Whilst you will not gain a professional qualification on this course, this workshop is a great way to find out more information and raise awareness of the deaf community.

There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and participate in discussion with your tutor and other learners.

How will my learning be enhanced?

On this workshop, you will be taught by a qualified British Sign Language tutor who will help you to understand the issues faced by people who are deaf.

Your tutor will be both friendly and accommodating, ensuring your experience on the workshop is stimulating and rewarding.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

Here at Eastleigh College, we are proud of our comfortable, welcoming learning environment and community venues. Youll be alongside other learners who are keen to learn the same skills, opening you up to individuals with similar interests and mind-sets to you.

There is absolutely no pressure or expectations; we just want our learners to have the best time possible and leave feeling proud of their new skills.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course. The course is suitable for all adult learners aged 18 and over.

Is there anything else I need to know?

There are no other costs anticipated in respect of this workshop.

Everything you need for the course is included in the course fee.

Application Information

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.

Course Code

COMEAE/DA

Course Options

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13/11/2021 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

CDFAA

Day

Sat

Time

10:00 – 12:00

Weeks

1

Fees

£10.00

24+: £10.00

4/5/2022 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

CDFAC

Day

Wed

Time

18:30 – 20:30

Weeks

1

Fees

£10.00

24+: £10.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
CDFAA Eastleigh College 13/11/2021 Sat 10:00 – 12:00 1 £10.00 £10.00 Apply now
CDFAC Eastleigh College 4/5/2022 Wed 18:30 – 20:30 1 £10.00 £10.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.