If you want to broad up your experiences and development in communication through British Sign Language (BSL) with Deaf people on everyday topics involving work and social contexts, this Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 will be very helpful for you. This online British Sign Language course will develop your receptive and productive skills and understanding through topics such as everyday conversation, eating and drinking, spending and shopping, travel and holidays. You will learn through a variety of activities that include the group as a whole, smaller groups or working in pairs.


Course Highlights

  • The price is for the whole course including final exam – no hidden fees
  • Accredited Certificate upon successful completion at an additional cost
  • Efficient exam system with instant results
  • Track progress within own personal learning portal
  • 24/7 customer support via live chat


Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 has been given CPD and IAO accreditation and is one of the best-selling courses available to students worldwide.

This valuable course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 is for you.

We’ve taken this comprehensive course and broken it down into several manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the course. It really is a sure pathway to success.

You will have unlimited access to the course and are designed to be studied at your own pace so you can take as much or as little time as you need to complete and gain the full CPD accredited qualification. And, there are no hidden fees or exam charges.

We pride ourselves on having friendly and experienced instructors who provide full weekday support and are ready to help with any of your queries. So, if you need help, just drop them an email and await a speedy response.

Furthermore, you can check the validity of your qualification and verify your certification on our website at anytime.

So, why not improve your chances of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.  


Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.


Career Path

Not only does our CPD and IAO accredited course look good on your CV, setting you apart from the competition, it can be used as a stepping stone to greater things. Further advance your learning, launch a new career or reinvigorate an existing one.

On successful completion of this course, you have the potential to achieve an estimated salary of £35,000.

The sky really is the limit.

Course Curriculum

British Sign language (BSL) Level 1 Online Course
Introduction to BSL  FREE 00:04:00
Alphabet Finger spelling and Names Practice
Alphabet with FREE 00:01:00
 Alphabet 00:01:00
Fingerspelling test  00:01:00
Fingerspelling replay 00:01:00
 Names test  00:04:00
Names replay 00:04:00
Greetings 00:05:00
Greetings without voice try these yourself  00:04:00
Family, question forms and family story
Family Vocabulary 00:02:00
Family vocabulary test your memory  00:03:00
Question forms 00:01:00
Question forms test your memory 00:01:00
Family story test 00:03:00
Family Story Recap How did you do  00:03:00
Rooms in the house vocabulary
Rooms in the house Vocabulary 00:02:00
Kitchen Vocabulary  00:02:00
Bathroom Vocabulary 00:01:00
Bedroom Vocabulary 00:01:00
Living room and Dining room Vocabulary 00:02:00
Study Vocabulary  00:01:00
Utility room Vocabulary 00:01:00
Garden Vocabulary  00:01:00
Colours  00:01:00
 Colours test yourself  00:01:00
Questions and statements about the home
 Questions and statements about home test 00:01:00
Questions and statements about the home replay were you right 00:01:00
Animal Vocabulary  00:03:00
Animal vocab replay test your knowledge  00:03:00
 Short animal story  00:01:00
Short animal story replay were you right  00:01:00
Animal and pet questions  00:01:00
Numbers and Money
Numbers 1-30  00:02:00
Numbers 1-30 replay without voice test yourself  00:02:00
Numbers 10’s, 100’s 00:01:00
 Numbers 10’s, 100’s replay without voice test yourself  00:01:00
Mixed number test 00:01:00
Mixed number test replay  00:01:00
Money £1 – £20 00:01:00
Money £1 – £20 replay test your knowledge 00:01:00
Mixed money test  00:01:00
Mixed money test replay  00:01:00
Time and Months of the Year
Time 1 o’clock to 12 o’clock  00:01:00
Days of the week  00:01:00
Months of the year 00:01:00
Time periods 00:02:00
Time periods replay test your knowledge  00:02:00
Describing Ages
Describing ages  00:01:00
Describing ages replay without voice test your knowledge  00:01:00
Number and ages phrase test 00:02:00
Number & Ages phrase test replay 00:02:00
Mixed time, ages and money test 00:03:00
Mixed time, ages, and money test replay 00:03:00
Weather Vocabulary  00:02:00
Weather vocab without voice test your understanding  00:02:00
Weather phrase test 00:04:00
Weather phrase test replay 00:04:00
Transport Vocabulary  00:04:00
Transport vocabulary without subtitles – test yourself  00:04:00
Transport phrases without subtitles 00:03:00
Transport phrases replay with subtitles  00:03:00
Directions Vocabulary  00:02:00
Directions vocabulary without subtitles test yourself  00:02:00
Direction phrases test without subtitles  00:03:00
Direction phrases replay with subtitles  00:03:00
Hobbies Vocabulary  00:03:00
Hobbies vocabulary without subtitles test yourself 00:03:00
Hobbies phrases test  00:04:00
Hobbies phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Work Vocabulary  00:05:00
Work vocabulary without subtitles test yourself  00:05:00
Work phrases test  00:04:00
Work phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Food and Drink
Food and Drink Vocabulary 00:08:00
Food and drink without subtitles 00:08:00
Food and drink phrases without subtitles  00:04:00
Food and Drink phrases replay with subtitles  00:04:00
Dialogues No Voice No Subtitles
The broken car 00:02:00
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New House 00:05:00
At the bank without 00:01:00
On a train 00:02:00
Going to a restaurant without 00:02:00
Going on a picnic without 00:02:00
Job interview day 00:01:00
Horse riding without 00:09:00
I’m lost and need directions 00:01:00
Valentine’s Day 00:04:00
A day in hospital without 00:01:00
Learning to drive 00:02:00
Meeting up with the family 00:01:00
Dialogues with voice and subtitles
The broken car 00:02:00
Tom’s 18th birthday party 00:02:00
New house 00:02:00
At the bank 00:01:00
On a train 00:02:00
Going to a restaurant 00:02:00
Going on a picnic 00:02:00
Job interview day 00:02:00
Horse riding 00:01:00
I’m lost and need directions 00:01:00
Valentines Day 00:01:00
A day in hospital 00:02:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
School reunion 00:02:00
Meeting up with the family 00:02:00
Bonus 5 Stories with voice and subtitles
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New house 00:05:00
On a Train 00:05:00
Valentines day 00:04:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
Bonus 5 stories with no voice over
Tom’s 18th Birthday Party 00:03:00
New House 00:05:00
On a train 00:04:00
Valentine’s Day 00:04:00
Learning to drive 00:03:00
Level 2 British Sign Language
Family Vocabulary
Family Vocabulary No Voice over  00:03:00
Family 00:02:00
Describing People and Animals
Describing People No Voice Over  00:01:00
Describing People 00:01:00
Ethnic Groups No Voice Over  00:01:00
Ethnic Groups  00:01:00
Religion No Voice Over  00:01:00
Religion 00:01:00
Clothes No Voice Over 00:02:00
Clothes  00:02:00
Colour No Voice Over  00:01:00
Colours  00:01:00
Feelings No Voice Over 00:01:00
Feelings  00:01:00
Feelings 2 No Voice Over  00:01:00
Feelings 2 00:01:00
Animals No Voice Over  00:01:00
Animals  00:01:00
Activities at School
Activities At School No Voice Over  00:01:00
Activities At School 00:01:00
People Who Work In Schools No Voice Over  00:01:00
People Who Work In Schools 00:01:00
School Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:02:00
School Vocabulary  00:02:00
Subjects No Voice Over  00:01:00
Subjects  00:01:00
School Vocabulary 2 No Voice Over 00:01:00
School Vocabulary 2  00:01:00
Jobs and activities at work
Jobs No Voice Over  00:02:00
Jobs  00:02:00
Applying For Work No Voice Over  00:01:00
Applying For Work 00:01:00
Office No Voice Over  00:01:00
Office  00:01:00
Firm No Voice Over  00:01:00
Firm  00:01:00
Meetings No Voice Over  00:01:00
Meetings  00:01:00
Time Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:02:00
Time Vocabulary 00:02:00
Activities in the home
Activities In The Home No Voice Over  00:01:00
Activities In The Home  00:01:00
Go Out To Work no Voice Over  00:01:00
Go Out To Work  00:01:00
Do The Washing No Voice Over  00:01:00
Do The Washing 00:01:00
Flats No Voice over  00:01:00
Flat  00:01:00
Leisure activities
Leisure Activities No Voice Over 00:01:00
Leisure Activities  00:01:00
Hobbies No Voice Over 00:01:00
Hobbies  00:01:00
Going Out No Voice Over  00:01:00
Going Out 00:01:00
Plan Tickets No Voice Over  00:01:00
Plan  00:01:00
DIY No Voice Over 00:01:00
DIY  00:01:00
Opinions Likes and Dislikes
Attitudes And Opinions No Voice Over 00:02:00
Attitudes And Opinions  00:02:00
Opinions No Voice Over  00:01:00
Opinions 00:01:00
Illnesses and Health
Illnesses No Voice Over 00:01:00
Illnesses  00:01:00
Treatment No Voice Over 00:01:00
Treatment 00:01:00
Eating and Drinking
Eating And Drinking Vocabulary No Voice Over  00:01:00
Eating And Drinking 00:01:00
Drinks No Voice Over 00:01:00
Drinks  00:01:00
Cereal No Voice Over  00:01:00
Cereal  00:01:00
Fruit No Voice Over  00:01:00
Fruit  00:01:00
5Veg No Voice Over 00:01:00
Vegetables  00:01:00
Main Meal No Voice Over 00:01:00
Main Meal  00:01:00
Sweets No Voice Over  00:01:00
Sweets  00:01:00
Hot Food And Drink No Voice Over 00:01:00
Hot Food-Drinks  00:01:00
Payment No Voice Over  00:01:00
Payment 00:01:00
Shopping and Spending
Shopping And Spending No Voice Over 00:02:00
Shopping And Spending 00:02:00
Expensive No Voice Over 00:04:00
Expensive 00:01:00
Shops No Voice Over  00:01:00
Shops 00:02:00
Travel and Holidays
Travel And Holidays No Voice Over  00:01:00
Travel And Holidays 00:01:00
Travelling No Voice Over  00:01:00
Travelling 00:01:00
Vehicles No Voice Over 00:02:00
Vehicles  00:02:00
Directions No Voice Over  00:01:00
Directions  00:01:00
Going Abroad No Voice Over 00:01:00
Going Abroad  00:01:00
Breakdown No Voice Over  00:01:00
Breakdown  00:01:00
Places No Voice Over  00:03:00
Places 00:02:00
Holidays No Voice Over  00:01:00
Holidays 00:01:00
Hotel No Voice Over  00:01:00
Hotel  00:01:00
Beach No Voice Over 00:01:00
Beach  00:01:00
Complaints No Voice Over 00:01:00
Complaints And Compliments 00:01:00
Excellent No Voice Over  00:01:00
Excellent 00:01:00
Level 2 dialogues without voice and subtitles
The Broken Leg 00:02:00
Surprise Holiday 00:02:00
It’s Snowing 00:01:00
Shopping 00:02:00
Taking The Dog For A Walk 00:01:00
First Day At New a Job 00:02:00
On The Beach 00:02:00
First Day At School 00:04:00
In The Park 00:01:00
On a Plane 00:01:00
At The Doctors  00:03:00
Pets 00:01:00
Family 00:02:00
My New Kitchen 00:02:00
Designing a New Garden 00:02:00
Level 2 Dialogues with voice over and subtitles
The Broken Leg  00:02:00
Surprise Holiday  00:02:00
Snowing 00:01:00
Shopping  00:02:00
Taking My Dog For a Walk 00:01:00
First Day At a New Job 00:02:00
On The Beach 00:02:00
First Day At School 00:01:00
In The Park 00:01:00
On a Plane  00:01:00
 At the Doctors  00:03:00
Pets  00:02:00
Family 00:02:00
My New Kitchen 00:02:00
Designing a New Garden 00:02:00
5 stories with no voice over and no subtitles
First day at School 00:04:00
Taking the dog for a walk 00:04:00
At the Doctors 00:03:00
First Pet 00:03:00
Designing a New Garden 00:03:00
5 stories with voice over and subtitles
First Day at School  00:04:00
Taking the Dog For a Walk 00:05:00
At the Doctors 00:03:00
First Pet 00:04:00
Designing a New Garden 00:03:00
level 2 BSL dialogues and stories
level 2 BSL dialogues and story package  00:07:00
Assessment – Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 & 2 00:20:00

Course Reviews


34 ratings
  • 5 stars26
  • 4 stars8
  • 3 stars0
  • 2 stars0
  • 1 stars0
  1. Kathy T. Silvers


    A fantastic course! I enjoyed learning British Sign Language(BSL)

  2. Judith G. Garrard


    This course was perfect for anyone with less than basic knowledge of BSL (as I began with) and was well worth the amount I paid for it. I would whole-heartedly recommend the course to anyone!

  3. Vera H. Curtis


    This course is fantastic, so useful, easy to use and pick up. I just they did a level two now! Do something amazing and learn BSL!!

  4. Luis A. Palmer


    I loved this course. I feel It will be beneficial to become effective Life Coach. I want to say big thanks to Alpha Academy for their hard work in this course.

  5. Morris C. Barnes


    Great!!! This course will challenge everything you currently believe and change your perspective on life.

  6. Scott M. Marasco


    This course has changed my life and I highly recommend it to everyone. This is so much more than BSL course, it is about understanding you are to know the British Sign Language.

  7. Jose B. Hunter


    Excellent!! Recommended this course to take for all. Too many essential topics are included.

  8. Donald C. Miles


    The course gave a good overview of what is expected of people taking this course

  9. James S. Berger


    This was an informative and useful course. I learned several new things in this course that I did not know prior to taking this course.

  10. Tracy D. Castle


    Would highly recommend the course as it was clear, concise and covered every aspect of taking minutes at a meeting.

  11. Linda S. Brooks


    Brilliant experience!! Learned new features of BSL course so quickly with a simple workout. Recommended!!

  12. Robert W. Wade


    Very good basic introduction to BSL. I took it to learn the basics for any deaf patient’s I came across and ended up learning quite a bit more than I expected. I highly recommend it.

  13. Bradley P. Lopez


    I really enjoyed this course and I look forward to using it for any deaf patients I may come across. I wish there was an advanced online course!

  14. Michelle C. Quintero


    A great way to learn the basics for BSL! Would recommend it to anyone wanting a foundation before learning Level 1 and 2 or even as something to do if you want the basics but don’t want to pay loads of money for a class.

  15. William E. Manning


    Excellent value for money and brought the disc as well witch seems babyish at first but was exactly what I needed to support my learning. I strongly recommend anyone who is looking for a basic understanding of BSL!

  16. Arthur S. Beaudry


    I have been wanting to learn BSL for years and this course was exactly what I need to kick start my learning.

  17. Daniel R. Bernier


    This will really help me in the future and it was really fun and interesting to learn. I really want to start the evening classes now!

  18. Eric D. Moore


    Excellent course, so easy to follow and understand. It gives you the confidence to take BSL further.

  19. Anthony L. Besaw


    The fantastic online course as an introduction to British Sign Language. Easy to follow with a wide range of useful vocabulary and good fun to complete!

  20. Joanne F. McNew


    Excellent course for beginners. It was easy and fun to learn each lesson. I highly recommend it.

  21. Leroy K. Webb


    This was a very informative course.

  22. Ashley K. Nguyen


    I’m a teenager and I thought that it was good, I found it very straightforward and easy to grasp.

  23. Harry W. Masters


    This course is excellent value for money. It Was extremely enjoyable and so interesting. I can’t wait to continue through the levels! Fabulous introduction to sign language. Don’t hesitate, sign up for the online course right now!

  24. Leo J. Murray


    Superb!! Huge practices and videos are arranged in every module about typing accordingly to every sequence.

  25. Judith J. Goodman


    I can’t rate this course enough, I have wanted to learn BSL for a while now and I wish I had done it sooner! Can’t wait to go on to learn more. This course is brilliant from start to finish. Easy to follow and thoroughly enjoyable. Thank you!!!

  26. Gary L. Pope


    It took me a few weeks to complete the course at a leisurely pace, and I feel as though I have developed a good initial foundation that I can build on. Thanks!

  27. Penni D. Serafin


    Really enjoyed this great introduction to BSL. The structure of the course is great and the topics are conveniently located online and easy to follow.

  28. Eva D. Lopez


    This course gave me a new perspective on BSL. I didn’t realise it was such an imaginative and powerful language. Really enjoyed learning it and feel a sense of achievement. Thank you.

  29. Veronica C. Graham


    I had a lot of fun while doing this course and really feel I have a solid foundation to build on. Would highly recommend!

  30. Veronica C. Graham


    This course is a brilliant way to start learning BSL at your own pace and in your own time, at home.

  31. Evelyn C. White


    I really enjoyed the course, a great introduction to BSL. Inspired to seek out evening classes now.

  32. 5

    I thought the course was great! Taught an easy way of signing that I didn’t know possible.

  33. Francis P. Murray


    This course was incredibly informative. All of my children are grown, but I plan to incorporate baby sign language with my young grandchildren. Thank you.

  34. 5

    Superb course, confidence giving, I am now using BSL daily. So Impressed with this course, I have registered three of my students from the school.



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