Level One Award in British Sign Language

This is a practical course, but students will be expected to do further research at home. Students who show commitment will find the course stimulating and enjoyable. There will be visiting speakers and you will be invited to visit the local Deaf Club. 

Course Code PF072/1C01

For more information on enrolling call 0345 120 0044.


What will I study?

British Sign Language, the language of the deaf community, has its own grammar and structure, quite different from English or any other spoken language. Students will learn a wide range of sign vocabulary and how to use these signs in conversation. 

How will I be assessed?

There is an exam at the end of the course. 

Entry requirements

Anyone deaf or hearing who wishes to learn British Sign Language. 

What next?

If you pass the stage one exam, you may be able to join a two-year stage two course 

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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