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British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2

Level 2 QLS Endorsed | 24/7 Student Support

18464 Students enrolled on this course 4.8 (20 Reviews)

clock Last updated May 22, 2024

The deaf community has to face many challenges in their daily life, and communication is the major one. However, if the people who can hear take small initiatives like learning BSL, they can make the world much easier to navigate for the deaf community. If you are passionate about helping and working with people with hearing problems, learn to communicate with them in BSL through the British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 course.

In this course, you will learn the core principles of BSL. The course will show you the procedure for finger spelling the alphabet. Then the course will teach you how to greet in BSL. Furthermore, you will learn the essential signs required in everyday life, such as colours, numbers, money, directions etc. This course will also focus on expanding your BSL vocabulary and give you the confidence to use BSL.

After completing this British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 course, you will receive a QLS-endorsed certificate of achievement. This certificate will elevate your resume and help you pursue a career in the relevant sectors.

Join now and learn British sign language!

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Learning Outcomes

Why choose this course

Who is this course for

Entry requirements

This course is available to learners of all academic backgrounds, but you must be 16 or above to undertake the qualification.

Apart from that, all you need is an internet connection, a good understanding of English and a passion for learning.

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Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Upon successful completion of the final assessment, you will be eligible to apply for the Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed Certificate of achievement. This certificate will be delivered to your doorstep through the post for £59. An extra £10 postage charge will be required for students leaving overseas. 

CPD Accredited Certificate

After the successful completion of the final assessment, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate of achievement. The PDF certificate is for 9.99, and it will be sent to you immediately after through e-mail. You can get the hard copy for 15.99, which will reach your doorsteps by post.  

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Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online MCQ assessment. In order to pass this exam, you must score at least 60%. When you submit the assessment, you will get the results immediately and can apply for your QLS-endorsed certificate.

Career path

Course Curriculum

British Sign language (BSL) Level 1 Online Course
Introduction to BSL  00:04:00
Alphabet Finger spelling and Names Practice
Alphabet with 00:01:00
 Alphabet 00:01:00
Fingerspelling test  00:01:00
Fingerspelling replay 00:01:00
 Names test  00:04:00
Names replay 00:04:00
Greetings
Greetings 00:05:00
Greetings without voice try these yourself  00:04:00
Family, question forms and family story
Family Vocabulary 00:02:00
Family vocabulary test your memory  00:03:00
Question forms 00:01:00
Question forms test your memory 00:01:00
Family story test 00:03:00
Family Story Recap How did you do  00:03:00
Rooms in the house vocabulary
Rooms in the house Vocabulary 00:02:00
Kitchen Vocabulary  00:02:00
Bathroom Vocabulary 00:01:00
Bedroom Vocabulary 00:01:00
Living room and Dining room Vocabulary 00:02:00
Study Vocabulary  00:01:00
Utility room Vocabulary 00:01:00
Garden Vocabulary  00:01:00
Colours
Colours  00:01:00
 Colours test yourself  00:01:00
Questions and statements about the home
 Questions and statements about home test 00:01:00
Questions and statements about the home replay were you right 00:01:00
Animals
Animal Vocabulary  00:03:00
Animal vocab replay test your knowledge  00:03:00
 Short animal story  00:01:00
Short animal story replay were you right  00:01:00
Animal and pet questions  00:01:00
Animal and pet question replay were you right 00:01:00
Numbers and Money
Numbers 1-30  00:02:00
Numbers 1-30 replay without voice test yourself  00:02:00
Numbers 10’s, 100’s 00:02:00
 Numbers 10’s, 100’s replay without voice test yourself  00:01:00
Mixed number test 00:01:00
Mixed number test replay  00:01:00
Money £1 – £20 00:01:00
Money £1 – £20 replay test your knowledge 00:01:00
Mixed money test  00:01:00
Mixed money test replay  00:01:00
Time and Months of the Year
Time 1 o’clock to 12 o’clock  00:01:00
Days of the week  00:01:00
Months of the year 00:01:00
Time periods 00:02:00
Time periods replay test your knowledge 00:02:00
Describing Ages
Describing ages  00:01:00
Describing ages replay without voice test your knowledge  00:01:00
Number and ages phrase test 00:02:00
Number & Ages phrase test replay 00:02:00
Mixed time, ages and money test 00:03:00
Mixed time, ages, and money test replay 00:03:00
Weather
Weather Vocabulary  00:02:00
Weather vocab without voice test your understanding  00:02:00
Weather phrase test 00:04:00
Weather phrase test replay 00:02:00
Transport
Transport Vocabulary  00:04:00
Transport vocabulary without subtitles – test yourself  00:04:00
Transport phrases without subtitles 00:03:00
Transport phrases replay with subtitles  00:03:00
Directions
Directions Vocabulary  00:02:00
Directions vocabulary without subtitles test yourself  00:02:00
Direction phrases test without subtitles  00:03:00
Direction phrases replay with subtitles  00:03:00
Hobbies
Hobbies Vocabulary  00:03:00
Hobbies vocabulary without subtitles test yourself 00:03:00
Hobbies phrases test  00:04:00
Hobbies phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Work
Work Vocabulary  00:05:00
Work vocabulary without subtitles test yourself  00:05:00
Work phrases test  00:04:00
Work phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Food and Drink
Food and Drink Vocabulary 00:08:00
Food and drink without subtitles 00:08:00
Food and drink phrases without subtitles  00:04:00
Food and Drink phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Dialogues No Voice No Subtitles
The broken car 00:02:00
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New House 00:05:00
At the bank without 00:01:00
On a train 00:02:00
Going to a restaurant without 00:02:00
Going on a picnic without 00:02:00
Job interview day 00:01:00
Horse riding without 00:09:00
I’m lost and need directions 00:01:00
Valentine’s Day 00:04:00
A day in hospital without 00:01:00
Learning to drive 00:02:00
Meeting up with the family 00:01:00
Dialogues with voice and subtitles
The broken car 00:02:00
Tom’s 18th birthday party 00:02:00
New house 00:02:00
At the bank 00:01:00
On a train 00:02:00
Going to a restaurant 00:02:00
Going on a picnic 00:02:00
Job interview day 00:02:00
Horse riding 00:01:00
I’m lost and need directions 00:01:00
Valentines Day 00:01:00
A day in hospital 00:02:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
School reunion 00:02:00
Meeting up with the family 00:02:00
Bonus 5 Stories with voice and subtitles
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New house 00:05:00
On a Train 00:05:00
Valentines day 00:04:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
Bonus 5 stories with no voice over
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New House 00:05:00
On a train 00:04:00
Valentine’s Day 00:04:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
Level 2 British Sign Language
Family Vocabulary
Family Vocabulary No Voice over  00:03:00
Family 00:02:00
Describing People and Animals
Describing People No Voice Over  00:01:00
Describing People 00:01:00
Ethnic Groups No Voice Over  00:01:00
Ethnic Groups  00:01:00
Religion No Voice Over  00:01:00
Religion 00:01:00
Clothes No Voice Over 00:02:00
Clothes  00:02:00
Colour No Voice Over  00:01:00
Colours  00:01:00
Feelings No Voice Over 00:01:00
Feelings  00:01:00
Feelings 2 No Voice Over  00:01:00
Feelings 2 00:01:00
Animals No Voice Over  00:01:00
Animals  00:01:00
Activities at School
Activities At School No Voice Over  00:01:00
Activities At School 00:01:00
People Who Work In Schools No Voice Over  00:01:00
People Who Work In Schools 00:01:00
School Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:02:00
School Vocabulary  00:02:00
Subjects No Voice Over  00:01:00
Subjects  00:01:00
School Vocabulary 2 No Voice Over 00:01:00
School Vocabulary 2  00:01:00
Jobs and activities at work
Jobs No Voice Over  00:02:00
Jobs  00:02:00
Applying For Work No Voice Over  00:01:00
Applying For Work 00:01:00
Office No Voice Over  00:01:00
Office  00:01:00
Firm No Voice Over  00:01:00
Firm  00:01:00
Meetings No Voice Over  00:01:00
Meetings 00:01:00
Time
Time Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:02:00
Time Vocabulary 00:02:00
Activities in the home
Activities In The Home No Voice Over  00:01:00
Activities In The Home  00:01:00
Go Out To Work no Voice Over  00:01:00
Go Out To Work  00:01:00
Do The Washing No Voice Over  00:01:00
Do The Washing 00:01:00
Flats No Voice over  00:01:00
Flat  00:01:00
Leisure activities
Leisure Activities No Voice Over 00:01:00
Leisure Activities  00:01:00
Hobbies No Voice Over 00:01:00
Hobbies  00:01:00
Going Out No Voice Over  00:01:00
Going Out 00:01:00
Plan Tickets No Voice Over  00:01:00
Plan  00:01:00
DIY No Voice Over 00:01:00
DIY  00:01:00
Opinions Likes and Dislikes
Attitudes And Opinions No Voice Over 00:02:00
Attitudes And Opinions  00:02:00
Opinions No Voice Over  00:01:00
Opinions 00:01:00
Illnesses and Health
Illnesses No Voice Over 00:01:00
Illnesses  00:01:00
Treatment No Voice Over 00:01:00
Treatment 00:01:00
Eating and Drinking
Eating And Drinking Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:01:00
Eating And Drinking 00:01:00
Drinks No Voice Over 00:01:00
Drinks  00:01:00
Cereal No Voice Over  00:01:00
Cereal  00:01:00
Fruit No Voice Over  00:01:00
Fruit  00:01:00
5Veg No Voice Over 00:01:00
Vegetables  00:01:00
Main Meal No Voice Over 00:01:00
Main Meal  00:01:00
Sweets No Voice Over  00:01:00
Sweets  00:01:00
Hot Food And Drink No Voice Over 00:01:00
Hot Food-Drinks  00:01:00
Payment No Voice Over  00:01:00
Payment 00:01:00
Shopping and Spending
Shopping And Spending No Voice Over 00:02:00
Shopping And Spending 00:02:00
Expensive No Voice Over 00:04:00
Expensive 00:01:00
Shops No Voice Over  00:01:00
Shops 00:02:00
Travel and Holidays
Travel And Holidays No Voice Over  00:01:00
Travel And Holidays 00:01:00
Travelling No Voice Over  00:01:00
Travelling 00:01:00
Vehicles No Voice Over 00:02:00
Vehicles  00:02:00
Directions No Voice Over  00:01:00
Directions  00:01:00
Going Abroad No Voice Over 00:01:00
Going Abroad  00:01:00
Breakdown No Voice Over  00:01:00
Breakdown  00:01:00
Places No Voice Over  00:03:00
Places 00:02:00
Holidays No Voice Over  00:01:00
Holidays 00:01:00
Hotel No Voice Over  00:01:00
Hotel  00:01:00
Beach No Voice Over 00:01:00
Beach  00:01:00
Complaints No Voice Over 00:01:00
Complaints And Compliments 00:01:00
Excellent No Voice Over  00:01:00
Excellent 00:01:00
Level 2 dialogues without voice and subtitles
The Broken Leg 00:02:00
Surprise Holiday 00:02:00
It’s Snowing 00:01:00
Shopping 00:02:00
Taking The Dog For A Walk 00:01:00
First Day At New a Job 00:02:00
On The Beach 00:02:00
First Day At School 00:04:00
In The Park 00:01:00
On a Plane 00:01:00
At The Doctors  00:03:00
Pets 00:01:00
Family 00:02:00
My New Kitchen 00:02:00
Designing a New Garden 00:02:00
Level 2 Dialogues with voice over and subtitles
The Broken Leg  00:02:00
Surprise Holiday  00:02:00
Snowing 00:01:00
Shopping  00:02:00
Taking My Dog For a Walk 00:01:00
First Day At a New Job 00:02:00
On The Beach 00:02:00
First Day At School 00:01:00
In The Park 00:01:00
On a Plane  00:01:00
 At the Doctors  00:03:00
Pets  00:02:00
Family 00:02:00
My New Kitchen 00:02:00
Designing a New Garden 00:02:00
5 stories with no voice over and no subtitles
First day at School 00:04:00
Taking the dog for a walk 00:04:00
At the Doctors 00:03:00
First Pet 00:03:00
Designing a New Garden 00:03:00
5 stories with voice over and subtitles
First Day at School  00:04:00
Taking the Dog For a Walk 00:04:00
At the Doctors 00:03:00
First Pet 00:04:00
Designing a New Garden 00:03:00
Assignment
Assignment – British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 2 weeks, 2 days
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Course Reviews

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  1. i would recommend everyone who are intrested to learn sign language.

    5

    British sign language can be difficult to learn since it is very complex so I did not expect that I would be learning a lot from here. Thank you very much for providing a level 1 and 2 sign language course. I can say that I was able to save since it’s already a 2-in-1 course.

  2. Katia Martin

    5

    This is the perfect start towards BSL. Good explanations for the handshapes. Very Interesting.

  3. Catherine Armijo

    5

    good explanation of how to perform the signs! would definitely recommend to others.

  4. Margaret Kelly

    4

    It’s very clear and concise. So happy I bought this course

  5. John Chandler

    5

    Enjoyed taking this course which i could do at my own pace

  6. John Chandler

    4

    Enjoyed taking this course which i could do at my own pace

  7. Allen Dahlke

    5

    I found this course very informative. It gave me a clear understanding of BSL. I found it difficult at times and with many thanks to my tutor, who helped me with the honest feedback on assignments from time.

  8. 5

    Really helpful and good structure. I am recommending that course!

  9. Great course

    5

    Great course for the price leaning

  10. sarah

    5

    exellent course . learn a lot on sign language etc .thank u

  11. Joshua Mason

    5

    That’s it! This is the best British Sign Language (BSL) course I’ve found.

  12. Harvey Collins

    5

    Level 1 and 2 of British Sign Language (BSL) were fantastic. It’s extraordinary!

  13. Taylor Sullivan

    4

    The ad and course description were amazing. So, I had a high expectation for this course. The course was good and easily understandable. The communication vocabulary part could be better. Overall, satisfactory experience.

  14. Thomas Nixon

    5

    This course is fabulous. A 5 star course. It is very to recap and check if you forget anything. Plus, you’re getting level 1 and 2 altogether. It’s a great bergain.

  15. Joe Reynolds

    4

    This BSL (British sign language) course covered every important topic.

  16. Charlie Humphreys

    5

    I just started the course, and it seems amazing! I am sure I’ll have a great experience.

  17. Luca Fisher

    5

    British Sign Language is an extremely useful course!

  18. Shannon Thorpe

    4

    I loved the curriculum. The lessons are easy and enjoyable. A great experience.

  19. David Hayward

    5

    Janet’s British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 is something I really suggest to all.

  20. Tyler Walters

    5

    An excellent course to learn sign language. It was an exciting experience for me.

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Frequently asked questions

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How long does it take to become proficient in British Sign Language (BSL)?

Becoming proficient in BSL varies depending on various factors like dedication, practice, and learning pace. Generally, achieving basic conversational skills might take around 6 months of consistent learning. Mastery and fluency, however, could take several years of ongoing practice and immersion.

Is British Sign Language (BSL) different from American Sign Language (ASL)?

Yes, BSL and ASL are distinct languages with unique grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. BSL is primarily used in the United Kingdom and has its own linguistic structure, while ASL is used in the United States and Canada. Learning one doesn't necessarily mean proficiency in the other.

Are there different dialects or variations of British Sign Language (BSL)?

Yes, there are regional variations in BSL, just as there are in spoken languages. Different areas might have slightly different signs or expressions. However, the fundamentals of BSL remain consistent, allowing communication across regions.

Can anyone learn British Sign Language (BSL)?

Absolutely! BSL is a language open to everyone, regardless of age, background, or ability. It's a visual language that can be learned by anyone willing to dedicate time and effort to understand and communicate through signs and gestures.

Are there any career opportunities for those who learn British Sign Language (BSL)?

Yes, learning BSL can open doors to various career paths. Opportunities exist in education as sign language interpreters, in healthcare as communication support workers, within the deaf community as advocates or counsellors, and in various customer service roles. Proficiency in BSL can be an asset in many fields aiming for inclusivity and accessibility.