British Sign Language Level 1

Course Content

This course will help learners work towards an accredited BSL qualification. It follows on directly from the Introduction to British Sign Language course. Learners will develop techniques in communicating in various social and transactional contexts. The course also includes: using on-line resources; using the appropriate facial expressions; viewing signed presentations and taking notes; describing the placement of objects; using the correct timelines; using directional verbs. Learners will focus on topics such as food and drink, leisure activities, weather, describing people; countries and will learn how to structure simple sentences using BSL grammar and syntax.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have successfully completed the Introduction to British Sign Language course or hold some knowledge of the basic signs used in BSL.

Method of Assessment

Continuing practical and written assessments and homework tasks.

Future Prospects

Successful learners may continue to the next level and work towards further qualifications in the subject.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Evening/Weekends

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Feb 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    14 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    ESOL, Languages & TEFL

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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