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Learn to communicate with Deaf people

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.

British Sign Language courses fully 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 2019

We are now accepting registrations for BSL Level 1, starting in February 2019.

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

Course starts on Thursday 28th February 2019 and ends on 15th August 2019.

Contact us for further information: bsltraining@bid.org.uk

You can also give us a call on 0121 246 6100.

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.

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