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Where will this course lead?

These courses are ideal for those who want to learn the basics or students who would like improve on their current knowledge of British Sign Language.

What will I study?

Designed to enable learners to communicate with deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL).

Students will draw on a range of topics, involving simple, everyday uses.   Learn to use and recognise fingerspelling, use and understand a range of signs for everyday use, take part in basic conversations and learn more about deaf culture and deaf awareness.

Students will go on to 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, there will be no recorded assessments but through questions and answer small group quizzes but no video recording.

How do I get a place on the course?

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 a disability please let us know when you apply.

What else do I need to know?

Enrolment is termly -  only existing students are able to enrol

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

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking

What can I do after this course?

You may be interested in progressing to a higher level BSL programme.

Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

03/11/2021

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

OLAAB122E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

26/01/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

OLAAB122E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

27/04/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£56 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

OLAAB122E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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