BSL Level 1 Courses

Online BSL Level 1

Start Date: Wednesday 9th February 2022
Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Duration: 34 classes

See panel below for details:
Discount enrolment deadline: 29th December 2021
Enrolment deadline: 9th January 2022

Limited places available.

We are an approved Signature Centre.
Signature is the leading awarding body for Deaf communication qualifications in the UK

  • What’s Involved

    • The course is designed to develop communication with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of simple, everyday topics.
    • There are 3 units, which are assessed internally and externally.
      • Online classes are 1.5 hours per week and last 10 to 11 months.
      • Face to face classes are 3 hours per week and typically last 4 to 5 months.
    • Lessons are held weekly on a weekday evening.
    • Access is provided to Deaf Solutions 3 online ‘Student Zone’ for course support material.
    • Deaf Solutions 3 offer ‘Signature’ qualifications: Signature is the leading awarding body for Deaf communication qualifications in the UK.
    • Tutor: Gary L Taylor, with over 20 years teaching experience and twice winner of Signature North West Teacher of the Year Award
  • Fees & Discounts

    • Course fee £275.00*
    • Exam fee
      • £104.00.
      • £74.00 for under 18s.
      • Taking the exam is optional
    • Total including Exam Fees £379.00.
    • Payment plans are offered by Deaf Solutions, with monthly instalments.
    • £50 deposit to secure your place.

    •  Discounts*
      • Enrol early and receive 10% discount off the course fee element.
      • See enrolment panel for discount deadlines
      • Recommend a friend and both receive 5% discount off your course fees.
  • Qualification

    • Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language, comprising of the following units:
    • BSL101 Introduction to BSL
      Introductory skills providing a limited range of simple words and sentences.
    • BSL 102 Conversational BSL
      Skills for simple, predictable conversations or instructions in relation to activities at home, e.g., using numbers and describing interests and commenting on the weather.
    • BSL 103 BSL at School, College or Work
      Skills for simple, predictable conversations or instructions in relation to activities e.g., describing the building, activities carried out, transport used, directions.

    Progression from Level 1?
    Progression onto BSL Level 2, BSL Level 3 is possible, depending on the requirements of the student.

  • COVID-19

    • Our courses are continuing online until further notice.

The next step is to:
• Complete your application form
• Pay the £50.00 deposit required to secure your place on the course.