10-week Accredited BSL Programme

Last updated Wednesday 17th May 2023

Guided learning hours – 30 hours

Learning outcomes (healthcare)

  • understand and use a range of simple health related words and sentences in BSL
  • take part in simple, everyday conversations in BSL
  • give and follow simple directions or instructions in BSL
  • give and follow simple familiar healthcare statements or descriptions in BSL

The accredited course is designed to provide a nationally accredited unit of BSL skills for people who work in healthcare services that may come into contact with Deaf people or colleagues. These may be as patients, service users, friends or relatives of patients.