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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4
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    SCQF Level:   4


This 17 week course is designed for those who are already working or are intending to work with people who are hearing impaired.

Start Date:  29/08/19
Days of Week:   Thursday
Time: 6.00 - 8.00pm
Duration:   17 weeks
Cost:  £150

  • First Aid

    What the course includes

    This course will teach students how to use BSL in everyday situations and communicate correctly and accurately as well as how to use straightforward structures and vocabulary.


Why choose this course?

This course will help students use British Sign Language to establish social relations, transact the business of everyday living and to understand presentations for a range of needs including, information, pleasure and vocational.

Entry Requirements

  • An interest in the subject
  • Where it leads


    • Progression onto a higher level BSL course

interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding

ITA update

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on


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