Next Steps in Sign Language
Languages & Communication
What is the course about?
This course is designed for those who have attended the introduction course and wish to take their skills in British Sign Language (BSL) to the next level. This course will cover the principles of BSL, the importance of hand shapes and visual expressions, and present methods of communicating with deaf persons or sign language users.
Why should I choose the course?
This course will further develop your sign language knowledge and skills. You will have ideally attended the introduction course to gain the basic skills required. This course will build upon your prior knowledge and help you to become more confident using sign language.
What will I learn?
The course will cover extended vocabulary work, which includes:
- How to sign so you can use different modes of transport
- Signing to enable you to discuss hobbies
- Being able to formulate sentences with three to four words using sign language.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk
What will the course lead on to?
Sign language is a unique skill and can enhance your communication skills. These skills could be used professionally or personally. BSL is on the government approved list of languages.
BSL improves job prospects in voluntary, care, service, education, and customer-facing sectors.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area, and be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.
What are my funding options?
If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email email@example.com.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no additional costs associated with this course.
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