Palm Deaf

All of our BSL courses are accredited by Signature, the leading awarding body for qualifications in British Sign Language (BSL).

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Courses Offered

Workshops, Taster Sessions & BSL Clubs

Workshops, Taster Sessions & BSL Clubs

What you will learn:

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Introduction to Deaf Culture and British Sign Language

Let us introduce you to British Sign Language, the chosen language of approximately 70,000 Deaf people in the UK.  You will also learn a little about Deaf Culture too.

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Basic Conversation Skills

Learn basic conversation skills to enable you to communicate better with Deaf people and those who are hard of hearing.

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Basic BSL Skills

Learn the BSL Fingerspelling Alphabet, how to 'Meet and Greet' Deaf people and how to express yourself better when meeting Deaf people.

Deaf Awareness – Half/Full Day

Deaf Awareness – Half/Full Day

What you will learn:

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Deaf Awareness Training

In the UK there are approximately 10 million people with some degree of hearing loss. We are all therefore likely to come into contact with someone with a hearing loss on a daily basis. It is important that we all have an understanding of how Deafness affects people and how people with a hearing loss often need adjustments to be made when it comes to communication.

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Basic Meet & Greet

Basic Meet & Greet signs in British Sign Language and the Fingerspelling Alphabet.

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...and more!

Terminology, Statistics, Language & Culture, Society, Communication Issues & Strategies To Overcome Them, Technology & Communication Aids, Language & Communication Services,

Level 1 Award in British Sign Language

Level 1 Award in British Sign Language

What you will learn:

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Unit BSL 101 – Introduction to BSL

Fingerspelling, Meeting People, Numbers, Weather, Transport, Directions.

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Unit BSL 102 – Conversational Skills BSL

At Home, People, Animals, Objects, Using Numbers, Interests & Activities, Food & Drink.

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Unit BSL 103 – Communicate in BSL about Everyday Life

Getting Around, Information Sharing, Using Numbers, Weather, Overview.

Level 2 Award in British Sign Language

Level 2 Award in British Sign Language

What you will learn:

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Unit BSL 201 – Receptive Skills

Assessment – Multiple – Choice Questions.

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Unit BSL 202 – Productive Skills

Assessment – Presentation in BSL.

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Unit BSL 203 – Conversational Skills BSL

Assessment – Conversation in BSL.

Level 3 Award in British Sign Language

Level 3 Award in British Sign Language

What you will learn:

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Learning Outcome 1

Use receptive and productive skills to engage in varied social interaction.

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Learning Outcome 2

Maintain fluency, grammatical accuracy and coherence in sustained contributions containing varied language.

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Learning Outcome 3

Understand sustained signed communication containing varied language.

NEW BSL Level 4 Certificate Course

BSL Level 4 Course

What you will learn:

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Learning Outcome 1

Use receptive and productive skills to engage in extended social interaction.

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Learning Outcome 2

Maintain fluency, grammatical accuracy and coherence in sustained contributions containing extended language.

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Learning Outcome 3

Understand sustained signed communication containing extended language.

Level 6 Award in British Sign Language

Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language

What you will learn:

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Learning Outcome 1

You will use both receptive and productive skills to engage in all types of complex social interaction.

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Learning Outcome 2

You will use and understand complex language and maintain fluency, grammatical accuracy and coherence in sustained contributions containing complex language.

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Learning Outcome 3

You will understand sustained signed discourse containing complex language.

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Learning Outcome 4

You will reference sources to confirm or clarify the meaning of signs

Bespoke 1-1 Tuition

Bespoke 1-1 Tuition

What you will learn:

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Basic BSL- How BSL differs from other signed languages and a list of vocabulary chosen by you.

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Full Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 British Sign Language course.

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Catch up, refresher or exam preparation sessions- perhaps you have already joined a course, but would like some extra support or time to prepare for upcoming exams.