Bridging the access gap in Yorkshire with Free Sign Language courses

A NEW initiative to encourage more members of the public to take up sign language as an extra language and skill is now available to residents of Yorkshire.

The Signs4Life scheme is to help people to communicate and engage with children and adults who may have hearing impairments and are offering a FREE 6-week British Sign Language (BSL) programme, which you can enjoy and access from the comfort of your home, delivered through Zoom.

For more details on the free community programme, due to start after February half-term, please email Hana, on

For information and further details, visit

Do you want to learn sign language?

Voluntary Action CalderdaleFrom Monday 3 November 2014 there will be a FREE 6 week long course to help individuals learn sign language.

Whether you are just beginning or looking to improve on any sign language you already know, everybody is welcome to attend.

The course will begin on  Monday 3 November at Calderdale College Cafe from 2pm till 3pm

This is a great opportunity to practise signing with deaf students and those currently on the BSL college courses.

If you are interested please contact Audrey Smith by email at or call 01422 438727

British Sign Language Course at Halifax High

The Specialist Inclusion Service is offering the following course:

BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE LEVEL ONE (This is a Signature accredited qualification)
Start date: 8 September 2014, Time: 4pm – 5.45pm
Venue: Halifax High School , Cost: £300 (Term time only)
For more information contact: E-mail: or Telephone: 01422 394136