Learn British Sign Language Level 1 with ABC Awards

Learn British Sign Language Level 1 with ABC Awards

    Welcome to Femaura, the leading provider of British Sign Language (BSL) courses in London. Our BSL Level 1 course is designed to help you communicate with Deaf people using sign language at a beginner level. Whether you’re looking to enhance your career prospects, broaden your social connections, or simply learn a new language, this course is for you.

    Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1

    Our ABC Awards Level 1 Award in British Sign Language will enable you to understand and use sign language in simple, everyday conversations. You’ll learn the basics of BSL, including fingerspelling, basic vocabulary, and grammar rules. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to communicate with Deaf people in a respectful and effective way.

    Course Units

    The course has three units that candidates must pass to gain the qualification:

    • Productive Unit: This unit focuses on your ability to produce BSL signs and phrases.
    • Receptive Unit: This unit focuses on your ability to understand BSL signs and phrases.
    • Conversational Unit: This unit focuses on your ability to use BSL in a conversational setting.

    The course covers a range of topics, including:

    • Introduction to BSL
    • Meeting people
    • Colours
    • Weather
    • Transport and directions
    • At home
    • People, animals, and objects
    • Basic numbers, including money, age, and calendar
    • Interests and activities
    • Basic shopping
    • Food and drink
    • Getting around
    • Exchanging information


    Assessments occur during the expected time and at your home. The assessment fees are included in the course price. Repeat for the assessment during the course duration will be included but charged after the course duration.


    • Individuals: £590, including assessment fees.
    • Organisation: £815, including assessment fees.

    Instalment plans are available.

    Dates and Location

    The course will run on Tuesdays from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm, from September 2023 to January 2024. The deadline to apply is 2nd August 2023. The course will take place at our office located at 458 Hornsey Road, London N19 4EE.

    Application and Payment

    To apply for this course, please send an email to contact@femaura.com, and we will send you the payment details.

    Join our BSL Level 1 course today and learn sign language in a fun, friendly, and inclusive environment. Our experienced and qualified tutors will guide you through the course and provide you with the support you need to succeed.