British Sign Language

Learn to communicate in British Sign Language

The Centre for English and World Languages (CEWL) is launching a 60-hour (20-week) course in British Sign Language (BSL) open to anyone who wants to learn BSL.

There is no need to be a University of Kent student to take this course and you do not need any previous experience of BSL.

The course is run by Palm Deaf BSL Training Ltd and accredited by Signature, the awarding body for BSL qualifications.

The qualification allows you to gain basic skills and confidence in the production and reception of BSL. Find out more about the qualification

It is suitable for anyone who:

  • wants to learn basic language skills to communicate simple conversations with deaf people;
  • wants to progress to more advanced study and/or employment using BSL;
  • wishes to study BSL for personal development;
  • is the parent, family, friend or colleague of a deaf person.

Visit the CEWL website to find out more and book