Signature Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language


  • Free Interview prior to acceptance on the course
  • Includes 6 assessments (3 internal assessments and 3 external assessments)
  • Includes 1-1 Zoom or Face to face Feedback Sessions
  • Based at University of Surrey, Guildford campus
  • Starting on Saturday, 21st September 2024 (10am -4pm) and then alternative Saturdays until July 2025

Please contact us should you wish to discuss anything before booking the course.

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Focusing on fluent BSL skills and knowledge of Deaf culture, you will be able to use and understand complex BSL in all types of social and professional interactions.

You will also be able to participate in discussions, conversations and debates as well as prepare monologues and presentations, demonstrating language skills (equivalent to an undergraduate degree in Modern Languages).

Qualification Structure

In addition to guided learning hour you will be expected to do at least 180 hours of home study / work using BSL.

Topics covered include:

  • Medicine
  • Education
  • Employment and Business
  • Finance
  • Politics and Law
  • Society
  • Media
  • Science and Technology

BSL62 2022 (3)

The course will include classroom teaching, Zoom online sessions, feedback and 1:1 tuition as required.

Resources: We recommend you keep up to date with Deaf News and TV. Please look at The Limping Chicken and BSL Zone as well as other Deaf organisations, charities and social media.

Recommended learning text; The Linguistics of British Sign language: An Introduction, by Rachel Sutton Spence.

ISBN-13: 978-0521637183 / ISBN-10: 052163718X

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!


BSL Level 6  Course –  based at University of Surrey, Guildford

Date: Saturday, 21st September 2024 and then alternative Saturdays until July 2025


Day and Time:  Alternate Saturdays – 10am – 4pm plus the 1-1 Feedback Zoom or Face to Face Sessions 

Teachers:  Kathleen Grehan & Freelance Teachers

Venue: University of Surrey, Guilford, Surrey GU2 7X


Kathleen Grehan - Tutor

Course Information & Informal Interview – Contact us to arrange a Zoom meeting.

Kathleen Grehan – Director of Dot Sign Language,  will explain the aim, content and assessment methods of this course. It is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions.

If you are not a current Dot Sign Language student and are interested in joining our Level 6 course you will need an interview with Kathleen to assess your signing and receptive skills. This is a requirement of all BSL teaching centres by Signature.

The course information and interviews will be by Zoom video conferencing. 

The session and interview is free of charge. Please let us know your current BSL standard / qualifications.

Zoom timeslot to be arranged on booking (contact us)