Level 3: Certificate In British Sign Language Studies

Level 3 Course – 2020/21


This year’s course will run on Thursday evenings, between 6pm and 9pm.
The 2020/21 course is planned to start on the 10th September 2020 (subject to confirmation).


BSL Classroom Our courses are usually held at:
Coleg y Cymoedd (Nantgarw Campus)
Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QX

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Course Content

The Level 3 course covers a range of topics including employment, leisure, news and education. Students will need to understand and present information, both individually and also as part of a group. For more details of the course content, please check the specification.

Course Length

This course runs for roughly one academic year. The course will consist of 100 taught hours, 3 hours per week, plus 50 hours of self-study during the year.

Course Cost

The standard full course tuition fee is only £650 plus an extra £135* in (optional) exam fees. DFBS also offers the option of paying in instalments over 3, 4 or 6 months.

*Exam fees are set by iBSL; their 2020/21 fees have not been published yet so may increase slightly.

Additional Costs

Learners will be expected to purchase resources for their coursework file.

How to enrol

Places on this course will be confirmed following a short assessment; there is no fee for the assessment.

To make an enquiry about joining the course you can fill out the online application and contact the course lead at sarah@premierbsl.co.uk who will arrange to meet you. Alternatively, please download the Level 3 application form, fill out the required information and send the form back to sarah@premierbsl.co.uk and Sarah will get back to you to make arrangements for the assessment.

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Level 3 Specification