Deaf Awareness

Relevant for: all staff
Delivery method: face to face
Course length options:
- half a day (3 hours)
- full day (5 hours plus a lunch break)

Course Outline

Our Deaf Awareness courses aim to raise your awareness of different types of hearing loss and provide you with communication tactics and best practice when dealing with D/deaf colleagues, customers and clients. Our face to face courses include interactive activities. Content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation, and will include:

- differences in communication needs according to a person’s type of deafness
- British Sign Language vs English
- differences between hearing and deaf cultures
- technological aids and equipment
- communication support, note-taking and interpreting services
- communication skills
- simple ways you can improve your service
- a basic introduction to British Sign Language covering fingerspelling, names and introductions (full day course only)

Delivered by one of our experienced, profoundly Deaf tutors.

Half Day Course Cost: £350 Maximum group size: 20
Full Day Course Cost: £600 Maximum group size: 20

Make a Booking Enquiry

Or for more information, to make a booking, or to discuss your training needs, please contact us:

Tel: 0161 273 3415 / 07917 368832


Thank you to our partners

Our Opening Times

If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373