Sign Language Level 1 / (Signature BSL Level 1)



The signature BSL Level 1 course will provide you with the tools necessary to effectively communicate with a sign language user.

D.E.A.F have been delivering Signature approved courses for over 4 years, with a 100% pass record.

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Level 1 Award in British Sign Language


Qualification aim

This qualification is designed to teach learners to communicate using British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use.

Unit structure

This qualification is divided into three units, each of which can be achieved separately. Learners who are new to BSL should cover 101 first, as units 102 and 103 build on this knowledge. Units 102 and 103 can be taken in any order.

To achieve the full Level 1 Award in British Sign Language, candidates must pass all units.

Unit code Unit Title Assessment method
BSL101 Introduction to BSL Practical assessment of skills
BSL102 Conversational BSL Assessed conversation in BSL
BSL103 Communicate in BSL about Everyday Life Assessed conversation in BSL

If you would like to find the nearest course running in your area, or would be interested in running a course in your workplace then please  contact the D.E.A.F team either using the contact form, or by sending us an email at: