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British Sign Language (BSL) - Introduction (C00077-161703)

Availability: Yes

Price: £70.00 Discounts available Click here for information on help with fees

Please note:
This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

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Weekdays/Time: Tue (19:00 to 21:00)

Started: 25/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 5)

End Date: 06/06/2017

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  • C00077-161704 British Sign Language (BSL) - Introduction Start: 12/06/2017
    Duration: 5 week(s) Days/Time: Mon (19:00 to 21:00)

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

You will learn some basic skills in Finger spelling and British Sign Language. An ideal course for anyone thinking of doing the Level 1 course in September

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email You can also make an appointment for further information or tutor approval on our Information Days:

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How to Enrol:

Enrolment is best carried out online. If you prefer to enrol in person you can enrol at the Parkshot centre. You can also enrol by post, payment should be by cheque made payable to Richmond Adult Community College and sent to Postal Enrolments, RACC, Parkshot, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2RE.

Entry Requirements:

Skills for Learning: You will need to be able to spell accurately a broad range of everyday vocabulary. Relevant qualifications: minimum Level 1 English Vocational/Subject Experience: No prior experience of signing is required but an interest in the Deaf community and culture is important.

Course Content:

Teaching and Learning activities: demonstration, role-play, video, pair/group work. Topics covered include: Introductions Occupations Numbers Time People Family Directions Communication throughout the course is without voice.

Assessment Methods:

.By observation

Bring To First Class:

Pen and paper


Regular attendance is advisable.

Further Study and Career Opportunities:

Level 1 British Sign Language Certificate in Deaf and Deaf/Blind Awareness

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much homework will I need to do outside of class? Completing the homework will help you achieve your full potential on the course. What will happen if I miss a class? You should make every effort to attend regularly. The tutor will advise you what to cover if you miss a class and will give you any handouts distributed on the class you have missed. When will the exams take place? This is not an exam class.

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.


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