British Sign Language (BSL) & Makaton

We offer a range of sign language courses, including British Sign Language (BSL), Makaton and lip reading.

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Why choose these courses?

Did you know that in the UK British Sign Language is the preferred language of over 87,000 deaf people. Sign up to a British Sign Language Course today to make a difference

Our British Sign Language & Makaton courses have been designed to enable adult learners to gain knowledge of the fundamentals and become fluent in everyday conversations.

  • experience first class tutors and resources
  • improve your mental health and wellbeing
  • social mobility and social prescription
  • study with friends, make new friends

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Free Summer BSL & Makaton workshops

Free taster sessions have been designed to give adults an insight into our BSL and Makaton courses and help identify what course is right for them. These free 2-hour sessions will be running throughout July. You can view the full list here.

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How to enrol

View our full list of BSL, Makaton & Lipreading courses.


We also offer a range of Foreign Language courses, whether you want to learn a new language for fun, holidays or work.

Foreign Language courses