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BSL Level 1, 2 & 3

Learn to communicate with deaf people.

British Sign Language (BSL) is our language of choice here at the Deaf Cultural Centre. Used by our staff and visitors, we can offer learners an opportunity to immerse themselves in deaf culture and to study at a renowned organisation that understands deafness.

All of our sign language courses are accredited by Signature.

We can offer students:

  • A range of Level 1, 2 & 3 courses
  • Access to the wider deaf community who regularly meet and socialise at the Deaf Cultural Centre
  • Native deaf BSL Trainers with years of experience in helping people gain BSL qualifications

BSL Course dates for 2022

BSL Level 1 - NOW FULL!

Please contact us to be added to the mailing list for future courses.

BSL Level 2

Please contact us if you want to register your interest in our next course in 2022 - date yet to be confirmed.

BSL Level 3

New course starting Wednesday 9th February, 2022

Wednesday evenings, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ.

Please contact us for further information.

Email: bsltraining@bid.org.uk

Call: 0121 246 6100.

Training will take place at the Signing Tree Venue within the Deaf Cultural Centre (Ladywood Road, Birmingham).

Bespoke BSL Sign Language Training for Organisations

We can offer bespoke BSL training to organisations who would like to learn how to communicate better with their deaf members of staff or deaf people who are accessing their services.  These can be held at your venue and tailored to suit your needs.

Please contact us if you would like further information:

Email: bsltraining@bid.org.uk

Call: 0121 246 6100

Deaf Awareness Training
This is brilliant training for organisations who wish to improve their communications with deaf people, and for those who have deaf members of staff.

Half day Deaf Awareness Training, delivered at your facility. Please contact us for further information.

We can also offer tailored programmes to suit your organisation's needs.

For more information, please contact bsltraining@bid.org.uk

By booking your training with BID Services, you are supporting our work with children, young people and adults with sensory impairments across England.



“Jet is an excellent teacher! Inspirational, I would like to do my BSL Level 1 now.”

“Excellent teacher, thoroughly enjoyed session and will be useful in my role.”

“Fantastic Course, instructor was great. I think it would be of great benefit to staff to continue with this.”

“It was brilliant, its opened me up to going for more training to ensure when put into a position to communicate with someone deaf to able to communicate effectively and clearly.”