British Sign Language for Beginners

Ref: C2527650

During this 4 week course with our highly experienced tutor you will gain skills and confidence to communicate with Deaf people in the community or in the work place. Be able to greet your self and sign a basic conversation covering every day words. An opportunity not to be missed.

Course aim

Gain skills and confidence to communicate with Deaf people using British Sign Language. Be able to introduce your self and sign a basic conversation covering every day words, for work or in the community.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • At the end of the course I will gain more understanding of those who are deaf
  • By the end of the course I will be able to demonstrate the alphabet through fingerspell.
  • Be the end of the course I will be able to Finger spell my full name and greet myself to a Deaf person
  • By the end of the course I will be able to sign information about my family
  • By the end of the course I will be able to recognise BSL numbers up to 31

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Pen and note pad

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

British Sign Language for Beginners

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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