DFBS is now able to offer accredited training courses in partnership with iBSL – the Institute for British Sign Language.  iBSL is a UK awarding organisation accredited by Ofqual (the Office of the Regulator for Qualifications and Examinations).

Their qualifications are highly regarded as they are led and managed by Deaf people and have an all-Deaf Board of Trustees. Our lead trainer Sarah Lawrence, is one of the most respected teachers in the UK, with 17 years BSL college teaching behind her.

DFBS is currently able to offer the following accredited courses:

Sign Language

Deaf Awareness/Studies

  • Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness (10 hours)
  • Level 1 Award in Deaf Studies (60 hours)
  • Level 2 Award in Deaf Studies (120 hours)