Level 3 Award in British Sign Language

Continuing your Development in BSL

Level 3

This course will be covered through three separate Learning Outcomes covering a range of assessment criteria and topic-related vocabulary.

Before being accepted into this course, you will need to take part in an online or face-to-face interview to ensure that your current BSL skills are at the required level.


Assessments for Level 3 will be in the following format:

Assessment Method Duration
Formal Presentation
Informal Conversation
Receptive Skills

What you will learn:

  • Learning Outcome 1 – Use receptive and productive skills to engage in varied social interaction.

  • Learning Outcome 2 – Maintain fluency, grammatical accuracy and coherence in sustained contributions containing varied language.

  • Learning Outcome 3 – Understand sustained signed communication containing varied language.


  • Home Life
  • Social/Recreational Activities
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Consumer Issues and Daily Living
  • Deaf History and Culture

Fast Tracking

The most popular way of completing a Level 3 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: 35 weeks

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

(Following school terms)


Level 3 Award in BSL

Instalment cost

£100.80/mo (£1,108)

Upfront cost

£1,068 (total fee)

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

an initial deposit of £100.00 for Level 3 will be required. 

Should you choose to pay for your course by instalments, then a suitable instalment plan will be agreed with a small addition of £40.00 to the course fee to cover the additional administration required to administer a payment plan.