Qualification Approval


Please note courses cannot be advertised until they have been approved by IBSL.  This includes centres previously registered for other IBSL courses.  If a new course is being established the process to register the new course must be undertaken again.  Failure to follow the course approval process may result in unnecessary time and costs.




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Website Information

Our IBSL website has recently been updated, you might notice some changes which have been made to the news, events and centres page.

You will now be able to access the updated BSL studies qualifications and Level 2 Deafblind Communication Studies qualification on the website.

Please have a look at the qualifications information and our website.

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Whistleblowing Information

On the IBSL website there is new information that we would like to bring to your attention – please read the information on Whistleblowing.


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Christmas office closure Information

The IBSL office will be closed on Friday 22nd December 2017 at 12pm and will re-open on Monday 8th January 2018.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas e-card

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Kate Tinston


IBSL are very pleased to welcome Kate Tinston to the team.

Kate has joined our Customer Support department and started working for IBSL on Monday 4th December.

Kate replaces Chloe Tolfree who has left IBSL for pastures new – we thank Chloe for all her hard work and wish her all the best in her new career.

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IBSL are excited to announce that we now have BSL Clips for all our Qualification Specifications!To view these please visit our website: http://ibsl.org.uk/bsl-studies/
QR code Level 1 iBSLQR code Level 2 iBSLQR code Level 3 iBSLQR code Level 4 iBSLQR code Level 6 iBSL

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We are currently experiencing IT issues with iBSL FaceTime, however please alternatively use michellejones@ibsl.org.uk. To request a call, please email Michelle to arrange a date and time.

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iBSL Grant

iBSL are proud to announce we have received a £10,000 grant from Awards for All to develop an innovative ‘Deafblind Qualifications Project’. This is the first such qualification in the UK.

The aim is to develop a Level 6 Diploma in Deafblind Communication Studies. This is to meet the demands that have arisen as a result of the implementation of the Care Act 2014.

iBSL would like to congratulate our former CEO Peter Jackson who submitted the application!

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iBSL Support Email

If you have any questions regarding the portal please contact support@ibsl.org.uk

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