Taster Course – 6 weeks

Available in the following locations:
  • Edinburgh & Lothians

This British Sign Language (BSL) six week Taster Course, will give you an introduction to BSL in a fun environment!

This is the perfect taster to BSL for those who are not sure about committing to the full SQA courses and would like to try it out before moving on to a full course**.

January offer – 30% off if booked before 31st January!

Was £95, now £66.50*
Discount code must be written on the application form to claim this offer. See below

Upcoming dates:

Time: 6pm-8pm
Venue: Deaf Action. 49 Albany Street Edinburgh, EH1 3QY

Tuesday evening
4th February – 10th March 2020

Course content

  • Week 1 – Introducing yourself
  • Week 2 – Family
  • Week 3 – Live where?
  • Week 4 – Travelling & Weather
  • Week 5 –At the café and general hospitality
  • Week 6 – Storytelling

**This course does not qualify you to go straight in to SQA Level 1. The progression from this is the SQA Introduction to BSL course.


30% off if booked before 31st January. Write code JAN30 on the application form to claim this offer.

Book for our taster course starting in February and it will only cost £66.50 instead of £95.00. For all applications (excluding work sponsored places), a non-refundable deposit of £20 must be received with the application in order to secure a place on the course, with the remaining balance due for payment 1 week before the class start date.

Application form

Application pack (MS Word version)
Application pack (PDF version)

Completed application forms should be returned to learn@deafaction.org or posted to:

Lauren McAnna
Deaf Action
49 Albany Street

If you have any questions concerning our courses, please contact the Training Co-ordinator on 0131 556 3128 or by email to learn@deafaction.org


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