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Learn British Sign language

One of the best ways to enhance your ability to communicate with the Deaf Community is to learn the preferred language of more than 85,000 Deaf people who live within the UK!

Sign Lingual UK is one of the many course providers accredited by Signature throughout the UK, offering British Sign Language Levels 1 and 2. Courses can be run for groups in a variety of environments – even in your own workplace!

British Sign Language Level 1

This course offers an introduction to British Sign Language and teaches the alphabet and basic conversation, topics and skills. It is designed for those who have never signed before and want to go on to work with Deaf people or who would like to gain a formal qualification. Learning about Deaf culture as well as how to communicate in a social setting is also included. Three units make up the Level 1 qualification in British Sign Language.

By the end of the course… you should be able to:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Talk about your family/friends
  • Ask similar questions of the person you are talking to
  • Understand questions about yourself


British Sign Language Level 2

This course aims to expand on British Sign Language Level 1 skills and vocabulary by adding more detail to selected topics and develop more receptive, conversation and story-telling skills. It is designed for those who have signed before and want to communicate with Deaf people in greater detail or those who would like to work within the Deaf community and learn a higher level of communication in a social / work based setting. Three units make up the Level 2 qualification in British Sign Language. A minimum of 50 hours home practice is required in order to reach the necessary level for BSL Level 2.

By the end of the course… you should be able to:

  • Take part in more advanced conversation and story telling
  • Express yourself more clearly on a range of topics
  • Ask more in depth questions of the person you are communicating with
  • Have a better understanding of Sign Language techniques

Call 01295 250329, email training@signlingual.org.uk

All of our courses are accredited and assessed by Signature as the awarding body.

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