Irish Sign Language is recognised by QQI (a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland).
The levels are classified within QQI as follows:
- ISL 1 Level 3 (Beginners) Irish Sign Language 1 is a beginner’s or breakthroughcourse where students will learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases of ISL such as daily greetings, social courtesies, food and drink, social and simple work-related signs as well as learning your own personal sign immersing you in many aspects of our language and culture.
- ISL 2 Level 4 (Pre-Intermediate) Irish Sign Language 2 is a pre-intermediatecourse where students understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of everyday life such as very basic personal and family information, shopping, geography, employment and communicating in simple and routine task to produce simple and direct conversation with ISL users with a degree of fluency immersing you further about our language and culture.
- ISL 3 Level 5 (Intermediate) Irish Sign Language 3 is a new course which will be starting soon and we will inform staff when we have more details.