British Sign Language SCQF Level 5

Enhance and develop your British Sign Language skills.


Why take this course?

This course enables you to build on your existing skills when it comes to British Sign Language (BSL) and aims to develop your skills in order to establish social relations, transact the business of everyday living and to understand presentations for information, pleasure and vocational needs.

What you will experience

Participants will learn how to:

  • Discuss in-depth matters of interest with users of BSL
  • Understand presentations in BSL for information and pleasure
  • Discuss a range of topics in British Sign Language
  • Produce informal signed presentations conveying simple information of a personal and vocational nature
  • Produce a formal signed presentation
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Entry requirements

Learners must have completed British Sign Language (Intermediate 1) (SCQF Level 4) before undertaking this course. Learners will only be allowed to progress after successful completion of the Intermediate 1 level course. 

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