What is special about this course?
This course is designed to enable students to develop their ability to communicate with deaf people using BSL, in a range of familiar contexts. They will learn more about the grammar, linguistics, syntax and the unique structure of BSL and then apply this to learn to communicate using the language, in a variety of routine and real-life situations.
Students will acquire a much broader vocabulary, which along with their enhanced knowledge of the structure of BSL, will allow them to have longer, more flowing communications than they could have achieved at Level 1.
There are no formal entry requirements. However this course is designed for students who have already achieved their Level 1 British Sign Language qualification.
Three units of Level 2 BSL.
BSL 201 Receptive skills
BSL 202 Productive skills
BSL 203 Conversational skills
How will I study my course?
How long will my course last?
You will join a taught class for 2.5 hours in the evenings over 8 weeks.
This course can be scheduled in any of our ten college centres but is dependent on adequate numbers.
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
Call your local college centre for up to date information.
A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.
This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.
You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.