British Sign Language (BSL) Stage 1

Course Content

This course will lead to the SQA BSL Level 4 qualification. Learners will develop techniques in communicating in various social and transactional contexts. The course also includes: using online 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

No formal entry requirements. An interest in learning BSL is required. This course follows on from our Introduction to BSL course, but you do not have to complete the Introduction to apply for this course.

Method of Assessment

Continuing practical and written assessments and homework tasks. All learners will take Scottish Qualification assessments at level 4.

Future Prospects

Successful learners will benefit from enhanced skills in and understanding of BSL and may apply for further study in BSL at the college at SCQF level 5.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Evening/Weekends

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    16 Oct 2024

  • Wednesday 6-8pm

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    15 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    English Language, TEFL, British Sign Language

  • 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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