BSL is a visual-gestural language, with its own grammar and principles, which are completely different from the grammatical structure of English. BSL SignAbility offers a variety of sign language courses, from Deaf Awareness, to qualifications in BSL at levels 1 to 3.
The awarding body for qualifications for BSL Levels 1, 2 & 3 is Signature.
This is an ideal short course for anybody who wants to understand the ranges of deafness and implications for preferred communication methods.Learn more
British Sign Language Taster
This is an ideal short course for anybody who would like to learn sign language and includes basic skills for communicating with British Sign Language users, such as friends, relatives and colleagues.Learn more
BSL Bootcamp – Get Signing Fit!
A very informal, sociable, relaxed and fun environment. Suitable for all levels. Previous and current BSL learners are welcome.Learn more
Level 1 Award in British Sign Language
This course is for those who wish to learn BSL in order to communicate with British Sign Language users, such as friends, relatives, colleagues, or customers or want to progress to more advanced study and/or employment using BSL.Learn more
Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language
This course is a progression from Signature Level 1 Award in BSL and helps you to gain advanced signing skills and/or work towards Level 2 in BSL.Learn more
Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language
This course is a progression from Signature Level 2 Certificate in BSL and helps you to gain more advanced signing skills towards Level 3 in BSL.Learn more
Sign Linguistics Knowledge
For those who have achieved Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language, but wish not to progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language course, we run a short course surrounding the linguistics and grammar of BSL.Learn more
Deaf Awareness for Businesses
Deaf awareness for businesses is a unique opportunity for us to visit you, your colleagues or your employees. We help you gain an understanding of how to interact with deaf and hard of hearing individuals.Learn more