BSL Level 2

This is for you if you have completed and passed either the full iBSL Level 1 Award (Units 1A1, 1A2 and 1A3) or the full Signature BSL Level 1 Award (Units 101, 102 and 103). 

Key information

  • Session information: Wednesdays 6 - 9 pm or Thursdays 6 - 9 pm (plus four Saturdays) 
  • Timeline: This course will start in October 2020. It is a 25 week course that will run until the end of May 2021. It is a complete course. It is not divided into different units like the Level One Award. The course will take place one evening a week and on four Saturdays (Saturday dates and times to be confirmed but it is likely they will be scheduled to take place near to each assessment to allow for extra support)
    • Term 1: 10 weeks starting October 2020 until December 2020; term 2: 15 weeks starting January 2012 until May 2021
  • Fees: Full course £450*. This is payable in full or in three instalments of £150.00 as outlined below:
    • Payment 1 on enrolment
    • Payment 2 by tbc
    • Payment 3 by tbc

This course will be taught in a small group: Minimum 6 and maximum 12 students.

*Includes all tuition, access to VLE (virtual learning environment) and handouts, but not the assessment fees – see below for exam fee details. 

Entry level:

A pass in iBSL Level 1 Award:

Or the full Signature BSL Level 1 Award (Units 101, 102 and 103).

Course content

  • iBSL 2A1 – Receptive Skills in British Sign Language
  • iBSL 2A2 – Developing BSL Presentation Skills
  • iBSL 2A3 – Understand and take part in routine conversations in BSL
  • iBSL 2A4 – Understand and use routine BSL in everyday contexts 

Progression route

There are four unit assessments to this award – the fee for each assessment is £33:

  • iBSL 2A1 – Receptive Skills in British Sign Language
  • iBSL 2A2 – Developing BSL Presentation Skills
  • iBSL 2A3 – Understand and take part in routine conversations in BSL
  • iBSL 2A4 – Understand and use routine BSL in everyday contexts 

All units are accredited by the Institute of British Sign Language.

Provisional exam dates

Please notice that these dates are subject to change:

  • Lesson 12 (DATE TBC) Exam unit 2A1
  • Lesson 16  (DATE TBC) Exam unit 2A2 
  • Lesson 21 (DATE TBC) Exam unit 2A3 
  • Lesson 25  (DATE TBC) Exam unit 2A4