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Next Steps in Sign Language

Subject Area

Languages & Communication

Student Type


Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type


What is the course about?

This course is designed for the next steps in the principles of BSL, 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 develop your sign language knowledge and skills further. You will have ideally attended the Introduction course to gain the basic skills.

What will I learn?

The course will cover extended vocabulary work which includes:

How to sign so you can use different modes of transport

Sign to enable to discuss hobbies

To be able to formulate sentences with 3 – 4 words using sign language

If you would like more information on the learning outcomes please email

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 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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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 benefits or a low income you may be entitled to fee remission. For information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs.

Careers Information

Course options


5 Weeks
Class Times
18:30 - 20:30
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
If you live in Warrington or Cheshire this course is FREE.

Course Enquiry

Please complete this form if you would like any other information about this course

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