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What opportunities will this course give me?

This British Sign Language course will assist learners to communicate more effectively with deaf people. It may also assist learners to gain work, or progress their career, in care, education or any other area where an ability to sign is required.

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
• Games
• Role mode and role play
• DVDs
• Conversation

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.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

All of our course tutors boast years of experience in their teaching subject, giving you an unparalleled opportunity to tap into their extensive knowledge.

As with all our leisure courses, we promote a learn by doing ethos, and continuously work to improve the course to make it as enjoyable and engaging as possible.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal entry requirements necessary for this course; this course is suitable for anybody who is interested in British Sign Language.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Learners can purchase a Sign Language Book; this is optional and at the learners cost.

Please bring a pen and paper to the class for making notes.

Learners are responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course.

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.

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11/1/2021 - Apply Now


Wildern School

Session code





19:00 – 21:00





24+: £60.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
L57A Wildern School 11/1/2021 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 10 £60.00 £60.00 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.

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.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.