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Level 2 Award in British Sign Language

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“Signature are passionate about increasing the number of BSL users across the UK. Appa me are one of our fantastic centres who contributes towards us doing this, delivering a range of BSL courses with great dedication and commitment”
– Lindsay Foster Executive Director

Welcome to the information page for Signature Level 2 Certificate in BSL.

By studying Level 2 in British Sign Language with Signature, you will further develop your skills and ability to communicate with deaf people. Using a practical approach, this qualification is designed to develop communication in BSL about real life, routine, and daily experiences, whilst improving grammar and understanding.

Our courses are delivered remotely via Zoom or face-to-face at our Lewisham office in London. None of this pre-recorded rubbish, this is real people teaching real people, live. That’s many hours of teaching at a quality you won’t find anywhere else.

The specification meets the UK Occupational Language Standards at Levels 1 and 2.

It is designed to Signature specifications and you will receive a Signature accredited certificate upon completion.

The Units you will learn are;

  • BSL201 – BSL Receptive Skills
  • BSL202 – BSL Productive Skills
  • BSL203 – Conversational Skills

Study Tips

BSL uses finger spelling for names or information that may not have a sign. It really important to master this skill. Click to download a pdf.

Similarly BSL uses fingers for numbers. Another really important skill to remember. Click to download a pdf.

Qualification objectives

At the end of the qualification, learners will be able to:

  • Communicate with deaf people at an intermediate level
  • Commit to further study and continue onto a level 3 qualification
  • Communicate effectively using facial expressions
  • Communicate using a wider range of vocabulary

Course Details

Classes will be held weekly from 18:00 to 20:30.
Currently, classes will be hybrid face-to-face and remote via Zoom.


Please click the Apply button to access our Course Application Form. You can fill it out and submit it online, we’ll then reply with your invoice and a payment link.

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