February 4, 2011


The Fylde Coast BSL Centre Foundation Course is designed as a basic sign language course to ease beginners into this new visual language. It is undertaken before Signature Level 1 award in BSL and is aimed at all age groups.

The course runs for 5 weeks at a time and is held throughout the year. It is held in a fun, informal and enjoyable environment and does not contain any assessments.
The aim of this foundation course is to provide learners with the basic elements that will allow them to communicate with Deaf people and BSL users.  This course is suitable for learners with no previous experience in BSL.

The full cost of this course is £65 but only a £30 deposit is required to secure your place.

Topics covered on the course include:
• An Introduction to Deaf Awareness
• BSL alphabet
• Greetings and take leave signs
• Transport
• Family
• Number
• Colours and singing the rainbow
• Weather
• Food and drink
• BSL games including bingo!
• Basic BSL conversation

On completion of the course, students are awarded a certificate of attendance and photographs are taken both for the centre’s records as well as for our website.

Contact us for information on our next course!