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Recreational Sign Language

During this course you will learn basic British Sign Language to hold a basic conversation including introducing yourself, talking about family, pets and food and drink. You will be introduced to British Sign Language grammar, alphabet and greetings.

This is a ten-hour course consisting of two-hour sessions over the course of five weeks.

The course will cover:
– Introduction to the BSL grammar, alphabet and greetings.
– Introduction to BSL signs about family and pets, people, weather, colours, numbers one to ten, food and drink and transport by producing handshapes.

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21/09/2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : RECN0064/21/1AC
Duration : 5 Weeks

Cost : Total Fee £50

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Course details


There are no assessments for this course.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to undertake this course, other than an enthusiasm to learn British Sign Language.


After this course you can progress onto an Award in British Sign Language at Level 1 which is a formally certificated qualification.

Facilities and resources

This course is based at our Barnstaple campus in a classroom environment.


Q. What day and times does this course run?

A. Tuesday nights at our main Barnstaple campus from 18:00 to 20:00.

Q: What are the next steps after I apply?

A: Once you have paid online you will receive a confirmation email of your enrolment. This will contain details of the course, venue and start date. We will only contact you again if we need to cancel the course or make any changes.

Q: Where do I go on the first night?

A: Please report to main reception at Petroc’s North Devon campus. From there you will be directed to the classroom.

Q: Where do I park/do I have to pay?

A: There is ample free parking at Petroc in the evenings.

Please note: This course will not run during college holidays.

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Staring Date : 21/09/2021
Course Code : RECN0064/21/1AC North Devon campus Enquire

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