Introduction to British Sign Language

Online Introduction Course

Relevant for: all staff
Course length: 5 hours (1 hour per week)
Delivery method: online (via Zoom)

Course Outline

British Sign Language is a rich and beautiful language comprised of hand gestures, facial expressions and body movements. It is also a lot of fun to learn.

This online version of our 5 hour introductory course takes place in a live, interactive online classroom, led by one of our experienced tutors who is a native BSL user.

It will provide an insight into this fascinating visual language, and equip you with the basic skills needed to engage in conversation with a staff member or a customer whose first language is British Sign Language. Content will usually include:

- welcomes and introductions
- names
- finger spelling
- introduction to work related vocabulary tailored to your organisation

Perfect as a training and development option for staff who are currently furloughed or working from home.

Cost: £350 Maximum group size: 5

Face to face Introduction Course

Relevant for: all staff
Course length: 5 hours or 10 hours (1 or 2 hours per week)
Delivery method: face to face only

Course Outline

British Sign Language is a rich and beautiful language comprised of hand gestures, facial expressions and body movements. It is also a lot of fun to learn.

Our Introduction to BSL courses provide an insight into this fascinating visual language, and equip you with the basic skills needed to engage in conversation with a staff member, customer or client whose first language is British Sign Language. Content will usually include:

- welcomes and introductions
- names
- finger spelling
- introduction to work related vocabulary tailored to your organisation
- numbers and time
- simple directions
- food and drink

5 Hour Course Cost: £500* Maximum group size: 15
10 Hour Course Cost: £800* Maximum group size: 15

*minimum fee, covers up to 8 participants. Additional fees may apply for larger group sizes. Please contact us to ask for a quote.

Make a Booking Enquiry

Or for more information, to make a booking, or to discuss your training needs, please contact us: T: 0161 273 3415 / 07917 368832 or E: business@manchesterdeafcentre.com


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