Love Sign Language NI provides various programmes to schools including short ‘taster’ sessions in Deaf awareness and the basics of British Sign Language (BSL) and formal accredited courses.

Qualification Specifications:

Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language

Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL)

A 6 – 12 week introduction to BSL will prepare students with the skills necessary to hold a short conversation with a Deaf person, covering topics such as greetings, family and hobbies. Deaf awareness and Deaf culture will also be incorporated offering participants an insight into the Deaf world. A certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course.

British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1

This 6 – 12 month course will enable students to gain a recognised qualification in British Sign Language, accredited by an official awarding body such as Signature or The Institute of British Sign Language (IBSL).

Schools I’ve worked with

  • Our Lady and St Patrick’s College
  • Victoria College
  • St Joseph’s College, Belfast
  • St Malachy’s College, Belfast
  • St Colman’s High and Sixth Form
  • Lisnagarvey High School
  • Victoria Primary School, Newtownards
  • Regent Preparatory School, Newtownards
  • Moneyrea Primary School
  • Ballynahinch Primary School
  • Orangefield Primary School
  • Holywood Primary School
  • Girls Model School, Belfast
  • Bangor Academy