Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language

The Level 2 Certificate follows on from Level 1 and develops further the ability to communicate using BSL in a range of social and school, college or work-related contexts. Students will be expected to participate in longer and more open-ended exchanges than in Level 1.

Level 2 will be of interest to those wanting to progress onto higher BSL qualifications which are required for certain careers and roles such as a BSL/English Interpreter, Communication Support Worker, Teacher of the Deaf and other jobs working with the Deaf.

Qualification: Signature Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language (QCF) BSL Level 2
(Ref: QAN500/6105/7, BSL2)

This qualification has been developed in accordance with the National Language Standards at Level 2.

Why learn BSL Level 2 with Dot?

Our Level 2 teachers are committed to delivering stimulating and enjoyable lessons tailored to meet the needs of all students. We try to introduce students to other BSL users during the course to help broaden their experience of BSL and develop their receptive skills. Extra support is given where needed so everyone has the best possible chance of gaining the qualification. Students are encouraged to form a strong team and to support each other with their studies.

Course Structure

The course consists of 3 units and 3 different assessments:

  • BSL201  BSL Receptive Skills
  • BSL202 BSL Productive Skills
  • BSL203 BSL Conversational Skills

Find out more about BSL Level 2

The total number of credits for this qualification is 15. There are 5 credits for each of the units BSL201, BSL202 and BSL203.

Course Pricing

The Level 2 course consist of 90 hours of guided learning time (including assessment time) and 50 hours of additional study which includes private study, homework and practice etc.


For individuals: £520

Assessment Fee: £140

For employer funded places: £755 (including assessment fees)

Fees are payable two weeks before the start of the course but we do offer the option of paying in instalments.

Course Dates


Saturday mornings –  12th May 2018  – 15th December 2018,

10am -1pm (30 weeks)

No Classes during August 2018


Saturday afternoons – 15th September 2018 – July 2019,

1.30pm – 4.30pm (30 weeks)

VENUE: The Trinity Methodist Church, Brewery Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4LH


Tuesday evenings – 18th September 2018 – June  2019,


VENUE: At Guildford United Reformed Church, 83 Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey

How To Find Us

Dot Sign Language makes every effort to ensure that courses are run as advertised. However, a course may be cancelled if insufficient students enrol, so please do not delay in signing up!