september, 2023

2023thu21sep(sep 21)2:00 pmthu30nov(nov 30)4:00 pmBritish Sign Language Improvers (Daytime) - FULLThis funded improvers course will deepen your understanding and use of British Sign LanguageColeridge Community CollegeDay:Thursday length of course: 10 weeks


September 21 (Thursday) 2:00 pm - November 30 (Thursday) 4:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description:

Are you interested in learning more British Sign Language (BSL)? This follow on course, for those who have already completed a 10 week introduction course, will give you more of BSL. Further explore British Sign Language as a communication, and a language tool.
Topics covered will include deaf awareness, multi channel signs and NMF (non manual features).

BSL is now a recognised language, if you have always wanted to find out even more, get booked onto this Improvers funded course.

This course is funded by Cambridgeshire Skills, so full attendance is required; you will also need to complete an enrolment form so that the office can apply for the funding and complete an individual learning plan weekly with your tutor.

This course is fully funded if:
You are over 19 years old.
You live within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority and have lived in the UK / an EEA country for the last 3 years.

Contact the office if you would like to confirm your eligibility.

If you do not qualify for funding but would still like to attend contact the office for a price.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

This course is suitable for learners who have already completed the 10 week introductory course (20 hours).

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Recap on previous learning covered in the introductory 10 week course
  • Cover in more depth numbers (in the context of money)
  • Multi channel signs will be explained and explored
  • Learn about NMF (non manual features)
  • Learn signs for directions, food and drink, animals and countries

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:


For the first session you will need to bring:

Pen/Pencil and notepad/paper

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Level 1 accredited course in BSL.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturdays and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.


This course is operating a waiting list. Contact the Adult Learn and Train office: / 01223 712340 to get added to the waiting list


Enza GambinEnza Gambin. Enza was born to deaf parents and is a native BSL user. Enza has successfully ran BSL sessions and accredited courses for over 7 years.

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