If you don’t have time to commit to a full Level 1 course or just want to learn the basics, this introductory course is ideal.
This course is 20 hours (e.g. 10 sessions of 2 hours or 20 sessions of 1 hour via Zoom). At the end you can opt to take the Signature BSL101 assessment to gain a recognised qualification.
The course is suitable for individuals, workplaces and community organisations .
Learn the Basics
You will learn everyday essentials like; Fingerspelling, meeting and greeting, travel and directions, days and months, numbers and weather.
You will learn basic linguistics, such as how BSL uses a ‘topic-comment’ structure and how to construct a sentence. We will also explain the use of timelines and placement.
The ‘Introduction to Sign Language’ (Unit 101 of BSL Level 1) is perfect for workplaces, community organisations or groups of friends. We can tailor the course to match your needs and even include specialist vocabulary targeted to your workplace.
Group costs are dependent on location and size of group. Contact us for more information and a quote.
Students will join the first unit of the Level 1 course and at the end of the course take the Signature 101 assessment. Students can choose to stop there or carry on and complete a full Level 1 qualification.
See our Level 1 page for full information