British Sign Language (BSL)

Evening Language Programme

British Sign Language (BSL) is available at two levels.

Level 1 (Beginners) leads to the Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language.

Level 2 (Intermediate) leads to the Signature Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language.

The courses are run by qualified independent tutor Emily Wakley, from SignUp BSL. SignUp are based in Exeter and aim to provide friendly, fun and flexible training. To find out more about SignUp BSL please visit their website.

Both courses lead to a qualification accredited by Signature, the leading UK awarding body for British Sign Language. For more information about Signature and the detailed course outline please visit the Signature website.

Taster Sessions

If you are interested in learning British Sign Language but would like to know more, why not attend a taster session for free?

Level 1 Taster  Session: 19th of September 2017, 18:30-20:30

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Note about BSL Level 2

Pupils looking to book onto the BSL Level 2 course will need to have successfully completed the BSL Level 1 course or be using BSL to the Level 1 standard. All pupils will need to meet with the tutor prior to the commencement of the course to ensure that you are at the appropriate level. These meetings will be arranged between the tutor and the pupil at a mutually acceptable time and place. The tutor is happy to meet either prior to booking or after booking before the commencement of the course. Please contact if you have a query about this or would like to meet the tutor before booking your place.

Undergraduate modules

(for credit, taken as part of your degree)

We offer the following modules in British Sign Language:

Module Credits
British Sign Language for Beginners (Part 1) 15
British Sign Language for Beginners (Part 2) 15
British Sign Language Intermediate 30