Where will this course lead?

This course is suitable for those who have already completed or have knowledge of a Stage 1 course or have knowledge of British Sign Language.

What will I study?

This course is designed to enable learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL).
Students will study a range of topics such as shopping and spending, holiday and travel, food and drink. All topics will include full conversation skills and role play. Students will be given the opportunity to attend deaf clubs and deaf events. Short video clips will be played to assess students receptive and productive skills.

How will this course be delivered?

Classroom-based learning led by tutor demonstration. You will practice as a whole class, in pairs and in groups and use some role-play.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a personal development programme.

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student. Assessments are recorded and feedback will be given.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or email Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk 

What are the entry requirements?

Students must be aged 19+.
If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply. 

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a pen and paper with you to your lessons.

This is term 1 of a 1 year course.

What can I do after this course?

You may be interested in progressing to a higher level BSL programme. You may like to think about volunteering with deaf organisations.


Woodlands Campus

Start Date






Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code


Study Mode

Part Time

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