Learn British Sign Language (BSL) and you’ll help make the world a more friendly and accessible place for people who use it as their first or preferred language.
Our Signature accredited BSL Level 1 course will enable you to communicate with Deaf people using BSL on a range of topics using simple everyday language.
After one of our BSL courses, you should be able to:
- understand and use a limited range of simple words and sentences in BSL
- take part in simple, predictable conversations in BSL
- give and follow simple directions or instructions in BSL
- give and follow simple statements or descriptions in BSL.
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How is the BSL Level 1 course delivered?
The Level 1 Award in BSL runs for six hours a day for 10 days. Once you have completed the course, you can progress to the Level 2 Certificate in BSL.
The British Sign Language Level 1 qualification is divided into three units – to achieve the full Level 1 qualification, candidates must pass all units:
|Signature Unit code
||Introduction to BSL
||BSL at school, college or work
Each of the above unit assessments will be videoed and assessed externally by Signature.
Further information and arranging a training session
For further information, or to arrange a British Signe Language Level 1 course, please contact our Access Solutions team:
Telephone: 0333 240 5658 (calls welcome using Next Generation Text)
Alternatively, please complete our quick and easy online enquiry form.