Introduction to British Sign Language – [Click Enquire to Register Your Interest]



This 9 week non qualification course offers beginners a basic introduction to British Sign Language. It will provide the opportunity to learn some vocabulary together with an understanding of the differences between spoken and visual languages. The topics included the alphabet, colours, numbers and family members.

Due to closure periods there are no lessons on the 28 March, 4 & 11 April.

Please note you will be expected to complete some course paperwork. Due to the funding, this course is for residents of Hertfordshire only, if you have any questions please contact ACL on 01727 737154 or email


Am I right for the course?

This course is for all learners 19 years old or over.

There are no formal qualifications to join this course only the desire to learn sign language.

You will be assessed by the tutor throughout the course.

You will be taught by a tutor using British Sign language with twenty years of experience and a wealth of knowledge about Deaf people and their culture.

What Next?

Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language from September.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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