British Sign Language Certificate

What is special about this course?

British Sign Language (BSL) is the first or preferred language of an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 deaf people in the UK and is the language of the deaf community.

BSL is a visual-gestural spatial language, which is governed by its own grammatical rules and principles, which are completely different from the grammatical rules of English.

Special features:  ·

  • Practical based
  • Certificated
  • Progression routes
  • Blended learning approach


Entry requirements

No formal academic entry requirements.

Course content includes:

  • Gaining the knowledge and skills of the visual-gestural spatial language

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

Blended teaching approach including face-to-face teaching in the classroom.

How long will my course last?

10 Weeks

Evening: Tuesdays, 6.30pm-8.30pm over 10 weeks

Cost £100

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

September and January


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this course you may progress on to British Sign Language SCQF Level 4 course.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.