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Learn Basic British Sign Language (BSL)

Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications or experience to start this course.

Course content

During the course you will learn:

  • the British Sign Language (BSL) alphabet
  • how to spell your name and read other peoples name while fingerspelling
  • how to greet in signing
  • how to ask for personal details e.g. name, address and contact details
  • how to give and ask for descriptions of people and places

Additional information

There will be an opportunity to ask for certain topics or words for signing which may help you in your work or everyday life.

Course Information & How to Apply

Please call our Customer Contact team on 01234 291000 to book onto this course. Alternatively you can visit our Customer Contact team at our Cauldwell Street campus. View our opening hours.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
2 days 13/02/2019 Wed, Thu 9.00 am - 12.30 pm £50 Cauldwell Street X399S2 Course in progress


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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