Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness
The Avenues Adult Education Centre
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To become familiar with basic vocabulary, common introductory greeting signs, and the importance of lipreading and being aware of different types of communication modes; to gain an understanding of Deaf Culture.
There are no entry requirements.
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fingerspelling the alphabet, numbers, time, weather, learning conversational vocabulary, undertaking lipreading activities, group work, and practising greetings in pairs or threes.
This is a RARPA based course, assessment is carried out though building of a portfolio and taking part within tasks matched to the individual’s personal targets.
RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications.
Where can it lead?
You could progress on to courses such as:
- BSL qualification
- Functional Skills English
- Functional Skills Maths
- Mental Health courses
Careers such as:
- Support Assistant
As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential. Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.