• 12 weeks or more
  • Sign Language
  • 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 Day

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  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). 

What are the interview arrangements?

No formal interview.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for part time:

This course costs £360.

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

Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

Choose your study options

Study mode Part-Time Day Start date 03/02/2025 Duration 12 weeks or more
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