Course Information: Sign Language Conversation

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This course will develop and practise your skills to communicate using British Sign Language (BSL) in everyday situations.

When and Where


From 23 Apr 2020 to 02 Jul 2020
Thu 19:00-21:00
for 10 weeks

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23 Apr 2020
19:00 to 21:00
30 Apr 2020
19:00 to 21:00
07 May 2020
19:00 to 21:00
14 May 2020
19:00 to 21:00
21 May 2020
19:00 to 21:00
04 Jun 2020
19:00 to 21:00
11 Jun 2020
19:00 to 21:00
18 Jun 2020
19:00 to 21:00
25 Jun 2020
19:00 to 21:00
02 Jul 2020
19:00 to 21:00


Blandford Adult Learning Centre
Black Lane
DT11 8SW


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £130 , the concession rate is £65. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

What the course is about

You will further develop skills in sentence structure and grammar used in BSL and increase your range of vocabulary for describing people and animals; rooms in a home and at work; leisure activities and food and drink.

This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.

Pre-course information session or interview

If you have the previous experience or knowledge described above, you may enrol on-line at, in person at a centre or call 01202 262300.

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

Your tutor will work with you to develop an Individual Learning Plan and review your progress against this throughout the length of the course.

There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

You will have completed a Step 3 course (or equivalent) and have a basic knowledge of the subject.

Materials and costs

You will need a notebook and pen.

For effective home study, you will need access to the internet or a DVD player.

Advice about appropriate choices will be given during the first session.

Next Step

Other courses at the next level may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.

Additional information

<b>Refunds:</b> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href=""></a> or in our brochure.
<br><b>Concessions:</b> a 50% concession on all courses starting with ‘PL’ may be obtained if you are in possession of an Access to Leisure & Learning Card or can provide evidence of eligible benefits, as listed at <a href=””></a>.
<br><b>Attendance:</b> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible
<br><b>Proof of identity:</b> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session.
<br><b>Home study:</b> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.
<br><b>Off-site activities:</b> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.
<br><b>Parking at Centres:</b> parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.
<br><b>Refreshments:</b> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.
<br><b>Unspent Criminal Convictions</b> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href=""></a>.
<br>If you have any <b>accessibility or disability issues</b> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact: 01202 262300 or e-mail <a></a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.