Learning any language is a challenge, here at EDS we aim to make the whole experience fun and rewarding! EDS tutors and teachers are some of the most experienced and talented in the country.

 

British Sign Language is a beautiful language in itself. With our knowledge and expertise we deliver the learning in a relaxed, friendly and engaging environment. Whether you are a beginner or interested in developing your skills further or a making the decision to embark on a new career then we offer a flexible and dynamic approach that can cater to your needs.

 

British Sign Language is a beautiful language in itself. With our knowledge and expertise we deliver the learning in a relaxed, friendly and engaging environment. Whether you are a beginner or interested in developing your skills further or a making the decision to embark on a new career then we offer a flexible and dynamic approach that can cater to your needs.

 

Throughout the year we offer a variety of courses from BSL Level 1 through to Level 6, in London. Our courses are all accredited by Signature. Additionally we offer a wide variety of bespoke workshops, for signers of all levels in appropriated topics.

 

The courses range from one day to one academic year in duration, depending on the course content and the qualifications desired. All classes are small and intimate, providing you with the maximum support. Our qualified and very friendly Deaf tutors are ready and willing to help guide you on your BSL journey.

 

 

Meet our Team

Alesia Parshutsina

British Sign Language Teacher and Assessor

 

Mangai Sutharsan

British Sign Language Teacher, Assessor, and Internal Verifier

 

 

British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 to 6

Level 1

Want to learn a new skill and be able to have a basic conversation with a Deaf person? This Certificate is an accredited qualification. A beginners course covering a wide range of topics, acquiring the basics of this beautiful language.

 

Start date: Wednesday 11 May 2016

Time: 5 - 7pm

Level 2

This Certificate is an accredited qualification. An intermediate course designed to enable learners to develop their language skills using BSL in a range of familiar contexts.  Learners will be able to strengthen their conversation skills and participate in a variety of exchanges. The course will develop functional communication elements within BSL and everyday life.

 

Start date: Monday 12th September 2016 (Every Monday)

Time: 6-8pm

Level 3

Level 3 enables those students with a passion to obtain a higher competency in BSL. This is an advanced accredited course that will also look into aspects of community and culture and its impact on the language. Upon completion, students will have acquired everyday fluency in BSL.

 

It is a recognised qualification within many vocational sectors such as social work, the voluntary and charity sector and education.

 

Start date: Tuesday 13th September 2016 (Every Tuesday)

Time: 6-8pm

 

Level 4

Level 4 is for those students who have acquired a good level of competence in British Sign Language and are interested in furthering their skills and knowledge.

This is an intense accredited course that will advance students signing fluency and overall language production.

 

Successful completion of Level 4 enables those interested to work within a range of sign language related domains, including communication support work (CSW).

 

Start Date: TBC

Level 6

Completion of this course will evidence your fluency in BSL. This qualification is beneficial to professionals, for those who work or wish to work with Deaf people. For native users of the language, the course provides an academic and critical understanding of the language which you use day to day, helping you to become more articulate in your language of choice.

 

This centre prides itself on achieving a 100% pass rate, this is due to the standards of teaching and support given throughout the course.

 

Assessment Week

Start date: TBC

Please contact us for further information and availability.

Contact Us

Empowering Deaf Society

2a Central Parade, Ley Street,

Ilford, London, IG2 7DE

 

Email: admin@empoweringdeafsociety.org.uk

Telephone: 0208 215 4710

SMS / Call: 0787 551 0961

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