Course Overview


In this course you will learn the basics of using British Sign Language to communicate with deaf friends/colleagues/customers in a wide range of situations.

You will study with a deaf lecturer who will help you learn how to:

  • Fingerspell names of people and places
  • Introduce yourself and understand another person’s introduction
  • Talk about family, weather, transport and facilities in simple terms
  • Give and understand simple directions
  • Give and understand information about time and prices
  • Use BSL clearly and understandably for the person you are communicating with


What qualifications do I need?

You do not need to have any prior qualifications for this course. An interest in British Sign Language and enthusiasm for learning are the only requirements.

What can I do after?

Learners who would like to take their study of BSL to the next stage can enrol in an SQA Level 3 accredited course.

SCQF : 2

Programme Information:

Start Date: next date to be confirmed

Duration: 8 weeks/Every Tuesday

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Cost: £120