• Languages
  • August
  • Part-Time Evening
  • 12 weeks or more
  • SCQF Level 4


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Intro to the course:

This course will increase your British Sign Language (BSL) vocabulary and your skills and confidence in communicating with D/deaf people about everyday topics.

SCQF Level 4

Study mode
Part-Time Evening

Start date

Who is the course for?

Ideal for those who have completed an introductory course in BSL.

What will I study?

This course will enhance your BSL vocabulary and communication with D/deaf people. Course includes: 

  • grammatical structures and features of BSL 
  • greetings and interactions 
  • simple words and sentences 
  • common phrases
  • giving and following instructions 
  • receptive skills

Next step course options

BSL Level 2 (SCQF Level 5)

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of communicating with another user of BSL and understanding information provided in BSL.

Why should I choose this course?

The course will introduce you to BSL which is now a preferred language for D/deaf people and promoted by the Scottish Government.

Where can this course lead?

Employment after further study as an interpreter, carer or teacher within the education, media or healthcare sectors.

What are the entry requirements?

Introduction to BSL SCQF level 3 Course entry may be subject to interview.

What are the interview arrangements?

No formal interview.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for evening:

This course is eligible for:
- ITA approved

Find out more about Individual Training Accounts (ITA): https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

The cost of this course is £360. Some students get help with funding their studies. Take a look at our fees and funding pages for advice and to see if you'd qualify for student support. You may be eligible to receive up to £200 towards the cost of this course by applying for an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Evening course: This course will run 2 hours per week for 15 weeks.

Choose your study options

Study mode Part-Time Evening Start date 29/08/2023 Duration 12 weeks or more
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