SQA Introduction to BSL – Access 3
If you’re new to sign language the best place to start is with our SQA Introduction to British Sign Language course.
This course will teach you the basics of the language and give you a solid foundation to build on as you progress through the levels.
You don’t need any prior experience or knowledge to join this course.
Location: Deaf Action Head Office. 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY
Cost: £350 (payment plan options available. See below)
12th August 2019 – 20th January 2020
6pm – 8pm
14th August 2019 – 4th December 2019
6pm – 8.30pm
Throughout this course you will cover various topics including: numbers & time, family and home life, travelling to work / holidays, giving directions, food & drink, hobbies, activities and shopping. You will also begin to learn how to structure sentences using BSL grammar and syntax, begin to use non-manual features (facial expression and body language) and learn how to describe the placement of objects, rooms within buildings and people.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Produce personal information for users of British Sign Language
- Respond to personal information produced by users of British Sign Language
- Receive information from simple presentations in British Sign Language
This course costs £350. This includes all course fees and SQA registration. For all applications, excluding work sponsored places; a non-refundable deposit of £50 must be received with the application in order to secure a place on the course, with the remaining balance due for payment one week before the course start date.
Payment plans are available. See application pack (page 5)
Application form (MS Word version)
Application form (PDF version)
Payment plans are available. Information in application pack
Return completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or F.A.O Training Co-ordinator. Deaf Action, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY