Deaf Business Academy

Providing BSL Education since 2007
Courses available, from Foundation, all the way to NVQ Level 6

Since 2007, we have helped many students achieve their goals. From learning the basics of British Sign Language (BSL) on our Foundation course, continuing up to a Level 6 NVQ Certificate in BSL. We also work in partnership with BSL interpretations to offer interpreter training.

Our courses are run in a relaxed, friendly and encouraging environment where the length of the courses range from one day (Basic Deaf Awareness) to one year in duration.

We keep the size of all classes small and intimate in order to provide maximum support and as much individual tutor attention as possible. As well as teaching a range of courses at the centre, we also provide training to schools and to public service personnel at a time and venue to suit the company.


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Founder / BSL Tutor
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Ellie Hudson

Head PCA
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Ruth Yates

PCA/BSL-English Translator
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Jacqueline Bielby

Internal Verifier
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Shona Longmuir

Deaf qualified BSL Tutor
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Sophie Haslam

BSL Foundation Tutor
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Becky Hughes

BSL Foundation tutor

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