Deaf Business Academy
Since 2007, we have helped many students achieve learning the basics of British Sign Language (BSL) on our Foundation course, continuing up to a Level 6 NVQ Certificate in BSL.
We offer this 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 you.
news & events
Well done to Ina Lauritzen Viken, a qualified interpreter from Norway, for completing the Foundation BSL Course and Signature unit 101.
Manchester Opera House – Thursday 4th February 2016 Signed by Sarah Hides Don’t miss CATS, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical! Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a[…]
Wonder.land is a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, with music by Damon Albarn and book and lyrics by Moira Buffini (Tamara Drewe). Directed by the National Theatre’s incoming director Rufus Norris. Wonder.Land – Palace Theatre – 29th June to 12th July Captioned performance 8th July 7.30pm. Captioned by Stagetext BSL performance[…]
Sign Language Interpreted Performance, Opera House Starring Michael Praed, Noel Sullivan, Carley Stenson & Mark Benton Based on the classic comedy film starring Sir Michael Caine and Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will transport you to the French Riviera as two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress. As the pair compete, they discover there is[…]
Well done to all of our candidates that have just finished our Interpreter Course – Part One at Huddersfield University. Hope to see you all soon for Part Two!
Mary Poppins Palace Theatre Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The[…]
The official results are now in for our Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL and Level 6 NVQ Certificate in BSL and we are pleased to say that for the fifth year running, everyone has passed, meaning that The Fylde Coast BSL Centre has maintained it’s 100% pass rate for all Level 3 and Level 6 courses that[…]
Thursday 12th February 7.30pm Manchester Opera House Direct from its tremendous success in London, winning three Olivier awards for Best New Musical, Best Choreography, Best Costumes and the Evening Standard Award for Best Night Out, this spectacular West End production will be embarking on a 47-week UK tour from August 2014. Top Hat brings the[…]
Blackpool Council’s Executive has agreed to sign the British Sign Language (BSL) Charter, pledging to provide better public services to Deaf people. Under the guidance of the British Deaf Association, three community consultations were held last year on how local services could be improved for deaf people. The signing of the charter was one of[…]