July 3, 2018

Signature Level 1 Award

Course info

Fast track, after completion of our Foundation course.

Start date:

Wednesday 15th September 2021


Approximately 23 weeks

Class time: 

Part time – 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Class location:

Class to be held Online via Zoom


This qualification is designed to enable learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use.


The qualification is divided into 3 units each of which will be achieved separately throughout the academic year.

To achieve the full Level 1 Certificate in BSL, candidates are required to pass all three units:

  • Unit 101 – Introduction to BSL
  • Unit 102 – Conversational BSL
  • Unit 103 – BSL at School, College or Work


Unit 101 is internally assessed by The Fylde Coast BSL Centre then externally moderated by Signature. Unit 102/103’s are externally assessed by a Signature assessor.


  • 101. Meeting people, Number, Weather, Transport, Directions
  • 102. At home, people animals, objects Using numbers, Interests & activities, Weather
  • 103. Getting around, Exchanging information, Refreshments Using numbers at School, College or Work

The full Qualification Specification set out by Signature can be seen here.


  • Pre Level 2 Certificate of Attendance
  • Signature Level 2 Certificate in BSL


The cost of the signature awarded course is £450 when paid in full. Payment plans are available on request. This cost covers all your lessons, handouts, feedback paper, tutor support, 3 exams and certificate. A deposit of £150 will secure you place

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