BSL Level One

The Signature level one certificate in British Sign Language will enable you to communicate with Deaf people on a range of topics using simple, everyday language.  You don't need any previous experience.

Total Qualification Time

Guided learning: 64 hours

Additional study hours (independent learning): 26 hours

You will learn to:

  • Understand and use a limited range of simple words and sentences in BSL.

  • Take part in simple conversations in BSL.

  • Give and follow simple directions or instructions in BSL.

  • Give and follow simple familiar statements or descriptions in BSL.


There are three short exams.



If there's something you need to practice or you want a bit of extra tuition, you can book a one-to-one online tutorial.