Level 1 Award in British Sign language

A great way to start your learning in BSL

Level 1

The BSL Level 1 course is taught as three separate units, with an exam at the end of each unit. Your course fee, therefore, includes your BSL training and any revision material, as well as exam fees for all three exams.

What you will learn:

  • Unit BSL 101 – Introduction to BSL

    Fingerspelling, Meeting People, Numbers, Weather, Transport, Directions.

  • Unit BSL 102 – Conversational Skills BSL At Home, People, Animals, Objects, Using Numbers, Interests & Activities, Food & Drink.

  • Unit BSL 103 – Communicate in BSL about Everyday Life Getting Around, Information Sharing, Using Numbers, Weather, Overview.

Fast Tracking

The most popular way of completing a Level 1 course is through the delivery of a ‘Fast Track’ course with a duration of 3 hours per class to give candidates the opportunity to complete their training as quickly as possible.


Course Period: 20 weeks

Saturday Morning Course: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Monday Evening Course: 5:30pm – 8:30pm


Level 1 Award in BSL

Instalment cost

£81/mo (£453)

Upfront cost

£433 (total fee)

This cost covers all Examination / Assessment fees during your time on the course.

An initial deposit of £50.00 will be required to secure your place on the course.

Should you choose to pay for your course by instalments, then a suitable instalment plan will be agreed with a small addition of £25.00 to the course fee to cover the additional administration required to administer a payment plan.