British Sign Language (BSL) is a sign language used in the United Kingdom (UK), and is the first or preferred language of some deaf people in the UK.
Do you want to communicate better with your loved one who’s deaf? Are you interested in learning a new skill? Whether you want to improve your existing sign language skills or start a career in special educational needs teaching, this British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 course will help you learn British sign language in no time.
This online British Sign Language course is designed to teach BSL to those who have little or no knowledge of British sign language. You’ll start with learning the BSL alphabet and common words and phrases, moving onto topics such as family, describing people and animals, ethnic groups, religion, and clothes, enhancing your vocabulary along the way. Finally, you’ll familiarise with different BSL sign language school, work and home activities such as fingerspelling names.
On course completion, you’ll have the ability to sign basic home and leisure-related topics, along with other aspects of day-to-day life such as time, opinions, transport and directions. At the end of Level 2, you’ll have the opportunity to learn sign language incorporated within stories, as a practical method of teaching everyday conversations.
Who is the British Sign Language course for?
People interested in working in social services for the hearing impaired Professionals who are required to know sign language in the workplace
This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
British Sign Language course Certification
After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.