July 3, 2018

Signature Level 1 Award


Course info

Fast track, after completion of our Foundation course.

Start date:

Tuesday 2nd July 2024


Approximately 24 weeks

Class time: 

Part time – 6:30pm – 8.30pm

Class location:

Class to be held online, Zoom being our online platform with tutor lead learning.


This qualification is designed to enable learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use.


The qualification is divided into 3 units each of which will be achieved separately throughout the academic year.

To achieve the full Level 1 Certificate in BSL, candidates are required to pass all three units:

  • Unit 101 – Introduction to BSL
  • Unit 102 – Conversational BSL
  • Unit 103 – Communication in BSL about Everyday Life


Unit BSL101 is internally assessed by the teacher/assessor. Units BSL102 and
BSL103 are externally assessed by a Signature assessor.


  • 101. Meeting people, Numbers, Weather, Transport, Directions
  • 102. At home, people animals, objects Using numbers, Interests & activities, Weather
  • 103. Getting around, Exchanging information, Refreshments Using numbers at School, College or Work

The full Qualification Specification set out by Signature can be seen here.


  • Pre Level 2 Certificate of Attendance
  • Signature Level 2 Certificate in BSL


The cost of the signature awarded course is £450 when paid in full. Payment plans are available on request. This cost covers all your lessons, handouts, feedback paper, tutor support, 3 exams and certificate. A deposit of £150 will secure you place.

Costs for organisations may vary, please enquire for more details.

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