Online Sign Language Course

Course Overview

Majority of people communicate by spoken language. However, for those who are deaf and hard hearing, the use of sign language is the main means to convey their messages, express their thoughts, and emotions, and connect with others.

Learning how to do sign language may seem like a difficult endeavour. However, it is a skill that will last a lifetime and will benefit you in a number of ways. It will help you understand the deaf culture and effectively communicate with the hard hearing. It will also enhance your ability to think and express yourself in a more visual way, not to mention open up doors for new career opportunities.

The Online Sign Language Course will guide you in mastering the basics of signing, so you can have deeper understanding of the deaf culture and have the capacity to communicate and connect with deaf people and the hard hearing. As you tackle the course, you will learn the components, grammatical structure, and lexicalisation of sign language. You will also become familiar with the variations of this visual language, as well as its proper usage, analysis, and interpretation.

Each lesson of this course will cover different areas of sign language in-depth, so you will improve your vocabulary of signs and gain greater fluency in the use of this mode of communication.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access to quality course content and materials for 12 weeks
  • Seamless compatibility across all devices and browsers
  • End of module assessments to test your knowledge of the covered topics
  • Access to dedicated online support throughout course duration
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon completing the Online Sign Language Course, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and your knowledge in this field.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: Overview on Sign Language
  • Module 2: Distinguished Characteristics of Sign Language
  • Module 3: How the American Sign Language System is Structured
  • Module 4: Determining the Components of American Sign Language
  • Module 5: Knowing About Tab, Dez, and Sig
  • Module 6: ASL Grammatical Analysis
  • Module 7: Grammatical Structures and Lexicalisation of Sign Language
  • Module 8: Identifying the Variations of Sign Language
  • Module 9: Pointing Out ASL Variations

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Want to Become Conversational in Sign Language?

Our Online Sign Language Course is a definitive guide that will expose you to the basics of this visual language and will expand your vocabulary of signs. These should make you proficient and confident in using sign language to communicate. Enrol now!

Price: $299