British Sign Language – Taster Session

Year: 20/20
Exam Board: N/A

CONTENT & OVERVIEW
This session is for complete beginners and ideal for those who work with members of the public.
This session will cover aspects of Deaf awareness, communication tactics, the two handed alphabet and some personal information signs.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 862217. Alternatively, just call in to see us at Ashby Link. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Start DateDayTimeDurationLocationCost
22.04.20Wednesday6pm – 8pm2 hrsAshby Link »Free*

*This course is currently free of charge. If you fail to complete the course, you may have to pay the full cost.

APPLICATION METHOD 
Visit the centre to complete an enrolment form.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2019. There are no formal entry requirements.

FURTHER STUDY 
This session will lead to a 10 week Introduction to British Sign Language. This course will cover the basic signs and aspects of this unique and fascinating language, including numbers, times, weather, food, drink and more. There is also the opportunity to request specific area vocabulary, which will be incorporated into the course.

HELPING YOU TO LEARN
Qualification (Vocational) courses only.
If you are in receipt of the following benefits, you may be eligible for full fee remission:

  • Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG)
  • Universal Credit and earning less than £338.00 a month (single claim) or £541.00 (household claim)
  • Aged 19-23 yrs studying a first full Level 2 qualification

Fee remission is also available for eligible co-funded learners who are employed but on a low income (less than £16,009.50 annual gross salary)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 
A notebook and pen would be useful. There are no additional costs.

Find out more - British Sign Language – Taster Session

Simply contact our customer service team by using the form below or call us on 01724 862217

Alternatively, just call in to see us at Ashby Link.