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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 student's 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.

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 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

21/04/2020

Day

Tuesday

Time

18:30-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

OLBBG122E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

22/04/2020

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:30-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

OLBBH122E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

Enquire Now