Certificate In Sign Language Online Course

Learn The British Sign Language (Bsl)


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Learn The British Sign Language (Bsl) 

Learning sign language can be very beneficial, both on a personal and a business level. It provides you with the ability to enjoy another language and communicate effectively with those who are hard of hearing.

Introduction to the Sign Language Certificate

This sign language Certificate provides you with a valuable insight into British Sign Language (BSL). You will learn the history of the language along with the most commonly used words and phrases.

This Certificate is made up of twenty four information packed modules, which include over two hundred detailed video instructions and one hundred illustrated guides to help you learn the language quickly and effectively.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Introduction to British Sign Language – learn where it is used, how people learn this language and so much more in this introductory module.
  • Sign language around the world – learn about the different types of sign language used in various countries around the world, identify alternative sign language options.
  • Deaf awareness – this module will teach you what deaf awareness means and to understand the different degrees of hearing impairment.
  • Job and Career Opportunities – knowing sign language can open up a number of doors for you on a professional level. This module will give you information on how you can use BSL and how to help and support the deaf community.
  • Kids and Sign Language – this very important module will help you identify the best time to teach children sign language, the benefits of hearing children learning this language and why special needs children can benefit from BSL.
  • British Sign Language Basics – you will learn how BSL differs from English and the different dialects that are used. This module will also provide you with information on how to start a conversation using sign language.
  • Before you Begin – in this module you will learn how facial expression is used in BSL and what hand shapes you are going to need to communicate effectively with those with hearing loss.
  • Learn to sign common words – you will learn the most commonly used words in sign language. This module includes access to more than ten instructional videos to help you achieve your goal and communicate effectively using BSL.
  • Learn to sign numbers and the alphabet – learn to sign numbers from one to one million, learn how to sign the alphabet and take advantage of nine informative videos, so you know you are doing them right.
  • Learn to sign family and people – this module is going to teach you how to effectively sign words that are associated with family and people, such as “you”, “me” and “
    Sister”, for example. You will have full access to over twenty videos with this module.
  • Sign questions – this module will help you sign questions that you may want to ask by using words that form a question, such as “what” or “who”. You will have access to six detailed videos during this module.
  • Signing school – in this module you will learn how to sign words associated with education, complete with thirteen informative videos.
  • Learn to sign home – you will learn the most commonly used words to do with the home. You will enjoy the convenience of the seven videos that are available with this module.
  • Learn to sign time – signing time can be quite tricky, but with the twenty detailed videos that come with this module, you will be able to pick this up quickly and effectively.
  • Food and drink – learn how to sign words associated with food and drink. This module comes with over twenty detailed videos.
  • Descriptions and colours – this module is going to help you sign the most commonly used descriptions and colours in BSL. You will have access to a number of videos to help you with your sign language skills moving forward.
  • Phrases – learning to sign the most common phrases will help you start using your BSL as soon as possible.
  • Animals, sports, transport, money and more – there are a number of modules that cover the basics associated with BSL and will help you to communicate effectively at all times with those who have hearing loss.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Sign Language
  2. Comprehensive 24 module Accredited Certificate in Sign Language Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Sign Language experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to the British Sign Language Course

  • To learn where British Sign Language is utilised, and where it is not
  • To learn why British Sign Language is unintelligible to many others who use sign language
  • To understand how British Sign Language is used throughout the region
  • To learn how people learn British Sign Language

Module 2 : Sign Language Around the World: Different Types of Signing

  • To understand why there are so many sign language systems in the world
  • To understand why many sign language systems are interconnected
  • To learn about the major sign language systems in the world
  • To learn about the alternative sign language systems

Module 3 : Deaf Awareness

  • To understand what it means to be deaf aware
  • To understand the varying degrees of hearing impairment
  • To understand the public and private resources available for promoting deaf awareness
  • To learn the importance of being deaf aware both at home and in the wider community

Module 4 : Job and Career Opportunities for Those Who Know Sign Language

  • To learn how certain careers help and support the deaf community
  • To learn where opportunities can be found to work with or teach the deaf
  • To understand what training requirements are needed for each career path
  • To learn how volunteering with the deaf community can enhance any job

Module 5 : Kids and Sign Language

  • To learn when to teach children sign language
  • To learn about the history of children learning sign language
  • To understand the benefits of sign language in hearing children
  • To understand the benefits of sign language in children with special needs

Module 6 : British Sign Language Basics

  • To learn what makes British Sign Language different from English
  • To understand that there are different dialects of British Sign Language
  • To learn the ideal settings for using sign language
  • To learn how to begin a conversation using sign language

Module 7 : Before you Begin

  • To understand how facial expression plays a vital role in British Sign Language
  • To understand that facial expression is different to miming
  • To learn the handshapes that you will need in order to communicate effectively
  • To learn about the various classifiers used in BSL

Module 8 : Learn to Sign Common Words

  • Learn some of the most commonly used words in sign language
  • Learn how to sign words such as: "Please", "Thank you", "Yes" and "No"
  • You will have access to over 10 instructional videos

Module 9 : Learn to Sign Numbers and the Alphabet

  • Learn how to sign numbers and the alphabet
  • Learn how to sign numbers from one to one million
  • You also get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 10 : Learn to Sign People & Family

  • To learn how to sign words associated with people and family
  • To learn how to sign words such as “You”, “Baby” and “Sister”
  • You will also get access to over 20 detailed instructional videos

Module 11 : Learn to Sign Questions

  • To learn how to sign the words that help you form questions
  • To learn how to sign words such as “Who”, “What” and “Where”
  • You will get access to 6 detailed instructional videos

Module 12 : Learn to Sign School

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with education
  • To learn how to sign words such as “Teacher”, “Learn” and “Book”
  • You will get access to over 10 detailed instructional videos

Module 13 : Learn to Sign Home

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with the home
  • To learn how to sign words such as “House”, “Bathroom” and “Telephone”
  • You will get access to 7 detailed instructional videos

Module 14 : Learn to Sign Time

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with time and the days of the week
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Hour”, “Month” and “Morning”
  • You will get access to 21 detailed instructional videos

Module 15: Learn to Sign Food & Drink

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with food and drink
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Apples”, “Chicken” and “Rice”
  • You will get access to 20 detailed instructional videos

Module 16: Learn to Sign Descriptions

  • To learn how to sign common descriptive words
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Cold”, “Sad” and “Slow”
  • You will get access to 13 detailed instructional videos

Module 17: Learn to Sign Colours

  • To learn how to sign common colours
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Black”, “White” and “Red”
  • You will get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 18: Learn to Sign Animals

  • To learn how to sign the words for commonly found animals
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Cat”, “Horse” and “Monkey”
  • Get access to detailed instructional videos

Module 19: Learn to Sign Sports and Hobbies

  • To learn how to sign the words for some of the most popular sports and hobbies
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Football”, “Golf” and “Gardening”
  • You will get access to 19 detailed instructional videos

Module 20: Learn to Sign Transport

  • To learn how to sign the words for some of the common modes of transport
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Train”, “Car” and “Helicopter”
  • You will get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 21: Learn to Sign Money

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with money
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Bank”, “Pay” and “Pounds”
  • To get access to 18 detailed instructional videos

Module 22: Learn to Sign Weather & Seasons

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with the weather and seasons
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Rain”, “Warm” and “Summer”
  • You will get access to over 15 detailed instructional videos

Module 23: Learn to Sign Employment / Careers

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with careers
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Salary”, “Tax” and “Job”
  • You will get access to 15 detailed instructional videos

Module 24: Learn to Sign Phrases

  • To learn how to sign sentences that form questions
  • To learn how to sign phrases such as: “How are you?”
  • Have access to 20 detailed instructional videos

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn The British Sign Language (Bsl) 

Learning sign language can be very beneficial, both on a personal and a business level. It provides you with the ability to enjoy another language and communicate effectively with those who are hard of hearing.

Introduction to the Sign Language Certificate

This sign language Certificate provides you with a valuable insight into British Sign Language (BSL). You will learn the history of the language along with the most commonly used words and phrases.

This Certificate is made up of twenty four information packed modules, which include over two hundred detailed video instructions and one hundred illustrated guides to help you learn the language quickly and effectively.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Introduction to British Sign Language – learn where it is used, how people learn this language and so much more in this introductory module.
  • Sign language around the world – learn about the different types of sign language used in various countries around the world, identify alternative sign language options.
  • Deaf awareness – this module will teach you what deaf awareness means and to understand the different degrees of hearing impairment.
  • Job and Career Opportunities – knowing sign language can open up a number of doors for you on a professional level. This module will give you information on how you can use BSL and how to help and support the deaf community.
  • Kids and Sign Language – this very important module will help you identify the best time to teach children sign language, the benefits of hearing children learning this language and why special needs children can benefit from BSL.
  • British Sign Language Basics – you will learn how BSL differs from English and the different dialects that are used. This module will also provide you with information on how to start a conversation using sign language.
  • Before you Begin – in this module you will learn how facial expression is used in BSL and what hand shapes you are going to need to communicate effectively with those with hearing loss.
  • Learn to sign common words – you will learn the most commonly used words in sign language. This module includes access to more than ten instructional videos to help you achieve your goal and communicate effectively using BSL.
  • Learn to sign numbers and the alphabet – learn to sign numbers from one to one million, learn how to sign the alphabet and take advantage of nine informative videos, so you know you are doing them right.
  • Learn to sign family and people – this module is going to teach you how to effectively sign words that are associated with family and people, such as “you”, “me” and “
    Sister”, for example. You will have full access to over twenty videos with this module.
  • Sign questions – this module will help you sign questions that you may want to ask by using words that form a question, such as “what” or “who”. You will have access to six detailed videos during this module.
  • Signing school – in this module you will learn how to sign words associated with education, complete with thirteen informative videos.
  • Learn to sign home – you will learn the most commonly used words to do with the home. You will enjoy the convenience of the seven videos that are available with this module.
  • Learn to sign time – signing time can be quite tricky, but with the twenty detailed videos that come with this module, you will be able to pick this up quickly and effectively.
  • Food and drink – learn how to sign words associated with food and drink. This module comes with over twenty detailed videos.
  • Descriptions and colours – this module is going to help you sign the most commonly used descriptions and colours in BSL. You will have access to a number of videos to help you with your sign language skills moving forward.
  • Phrases – learning to sign the most common phrases will help you start using your BSL as soon as possible.
  • Animals, sports, transport, money and more – there are a number of modules that cover the basics associated with BSL and will help you to communicate effectively at all times with those who have hearing loss.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Sign Language
  2. Comprehensive 24 module Accredited Certificate in Sign Language Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Sign Language experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to the British Sign Language Course

  • To learn where British Sign Language is utilised, and where it is not
  • To learn why British Sign Language is unintelligible to many others who use sign language
  • To understand how British Sign Language is used throughout the region
  • To learn how people learn British Sign Language

Module 2 : Sign Language Around the World: Different Types of Signing

  • To understand why there are so many sign language systems in the world
  • To understand why many sign language systems are interconnected
  • To learn about the major sign language systems in the world
  • To learn about the alternative sign language systems

Module 3 : Deaf Awareness

  • To understand what it means to be deaf aware
  • To understand the varying degrees of hearing impairment
  • To understand the public and private resources available for promoting deaf awareness
  • To learn the importance of being deaf aware both at home and in the wider community

Module 4 : Job and Career Opportunities for Those Who Know Sign Language

  • To learn how certain careers help and support the deaf community
  • To learn where opportunities can be found to work with or teach the deaf
  • To understand what training requirements are needed for each career path
  • To learn how volunteering with the deaf community can enhance any job

Module 5 : Kids and Sign Language

  • To learn when to teach children sign language
  • To learn about the history of children learning sign language
  • To understand the benefits of sign language in hearing children
  • To understand the benefits of sign language in children with special needs

Module 6 : British Sign Language Basics

  • To learn what makes British Sign Language different from English
  • To understand that there are different dialects of British Sign Language
  • To learn the ideal settings for using sign language
  • To learn how to begin a conversation using sign language

Module 7 : Before you Begin

  • To understand how facial expression plays a vital role in British Sign Language
  • To understand that facial expression is different to miming
  • To learn the handshapes that you will need in order to communicate effectively
  • To learn about the various classifiers used in BSL

Module 8 : Learn to Sign Common Words

  • Learn some of the most commonly used words in sign language
  • Learn how to sign words such as: "Please", "Thank you", "Yes" and "No"
  • You will have access to over 10 instructional videos

Module 9 : Learn to Sign Numbers and the Alphabet

  • Learn how to sign numbers and the alphabet
  • Learn how to sign numbers from one to one million
  • You also get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 10 : Learn to Sign People & Family

  • To learn how to sign words associated with people and family
  • To learn how to sign words such as “You”, “Baby” and “Sister”
  • You will also get access to over 20 detailed instructional videos

Module 11 : Learn to Sign Questions

  • To learn how to sign the words that help you form questions
  • To learn how to sign words such as “Who”, “What” and “Where”
  • You will get access to 6 detailed instructional videos

Module 12 : Learn to Sign School

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with education
  • To learn how to sign words such as “Teacher”, “Learn” and “Book”
  • You will get access to over 10 detailed instructional videos

Module 13 : Learn to Sign Home

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with the home
  • To learn how to sign words such as “House”, “Bathroom” and “Telephone”
  • You will get access to 7 detailed instructional videos

Module 14 : Learn to Sign Time

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with time and the days of the week
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Hour”, “Month” and “Morning”
  • You will get access to 21 detailed instructional videos

Module 15: Learn to Sign Food & Drink

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with food and drink
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Apples”, “Chicken” and “Rice”
  • You will get access to 20 detailed instructional videos

Module 16: Learn to Sign Descriptions

  • To learn how to sign common descriptive words
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Cold”, “Sad” and “Slow”
  • You will get access to 13 detailed instructional videos

Module 17: Learn to Sign Colours

  • To learn how to sign common colours
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Black”, “White” and “Red”
  • You will get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 18: Learn to Sign Animals

  • To learn how to sign the words for commonly found animals
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Cat”, “Horse” and “Monkey”
  • Get access to detailed instructional videos

Module 19: Learn to Sign Sports and Hobbies

  • To learn how to sign the words for some of the most popular sports and hobbies
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Football”, “Golf” and “Gardening”
  • You will get access to 19 detailed instructional videos

Module 20: Learn to Sign Transport

  • To learn how to sign the words for some of the common modes of transport
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Train”, “Car” and “Helicopter”
  • You will get access to 9 detailed instructional videos

Module 21: Learn to Sign Money

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with money
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Bank”, “Pay” and “Pounds”
  • To get access to 18 detailed instructional videos

Module 22: Learn to Sign Weather & Seasons

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with the weather and seasons
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Rain”, “Warm” and “Summer”
  • You will get access to over 15 detailed instructional videos

Module 23: Learn to Sign Employment / Careers

  • To learn how to sign the words associated with careers
  • To learn how to sign words such as: “Salary”, “Tax” and “Job”
  • You will get access to 15 detailed instructional videos

Module 24: Learn to Sign Phrases

  • To learn how to sign sentences that form questions
  • To learn how to sign phrases such as: “How are you?”
  • Have access to 20 detailed instructional videos

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course ID No.: 070NSA174
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
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Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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