Course overview

British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 City of Bristol College

This three-hour-a-week course is for people with no sign language experience. It is suitable for people aged 19+ who want to communicate with other British Sign Language (BSL) users or take the first step in pursuing their career in British Sign Language.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone including parents, family, friends and work colleagues who would like to learn some basic sign language skills to aid communication.

The course is for adults aged 19+.

What you'll learn

You will focus on vocabulary relating to everyday language to communicate about a range of topics. You will also learn British Sign Language (BSL) grammar and structure.

Course entry requirements

This is a Level 1 course – so no experience necessary.

You will need to commit to attending all classes. In addition, you will need to support your learning with a further 26 hours of private study and practice in your own time.

You must commit to attending all classes and to regularly consolidating your learning with private study, homework and practice.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This is an interactive course where you will participate in group and pair work.

Your progress will be assessed through three short communicative exams, one at the end of each unit.

Future career and study opportunities

Successful students can progress to British Sign Language Level 2.

Additional costs

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0165A01-1
Dates
08/01/2021 - 11/06/2021
Duration
18 weeks
Days
Fri
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0165A01-1
Dates
15/09/2020 - 02/02/2021
Duration
0 years
Days
Tues
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
17:45
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0165A01-2
Dates
17/09/2020 - 04/02/2021
Duration
0 years
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
17:45
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0165A01-3
Dates
23/02/2021 - 13/07/2021
Duration
0 years
Days
Tues
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
17:45
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Enrol
British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0165A01-4
Dates
25/02/2021 - 15/07/2021
Duration
0 years
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
17:45
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Enrol
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LBP0165A01-1 08/01/2021 - 11/06/2021 18 weeks Fri 3.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire
LGE0165A01-1 15/09/2020 - 02/02/2021 0 years Tues 3.00 17:45 College Green Centre
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
LGE0165A01-4 25/02/2021 - 15/07/2021 0 years Thurs 3.00 17:45 College Green Centre
This course costs £325. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Enrol

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