CPD Training: 26th & 27th November 2016

We are sorry to inform you that unfortunately due to low numbers we have had to cancel the CPD Training on the 26th and 27th November 2016. Please keep looking on our website for further dates.

Centre Portal

To All Centres, you should now have access to our portal,  if you have not yet received any emails with username and password, please contact chloetolfree@ibsl.org.uk.

We are available if you need any help or support with the portal.

Email Updates

Unfortunately IBSL will be experiencing some difficulties with emails over the next few days, this is due to our systems being updated.
We apologise for any inconvenience, any urgent queries please phone the office – 01925632463

2 Day Lingustics Training

IBSL welcomed a range of professionals onto our 2 day Linguistics Training provided by Kate Rowley, DCAL on the 14th & 15th October 2016.

“This was fantastic training, I thoroughly enjoyed it and I’ve gained a lot of useful knowledge about BSL, that will enhance my interpreting skills. I would highly recommend this.” – Feedback from Louise Critchley, MRSLI: Interpreter


Witness and External Training

On Wednesday 12th October, iBSL held a Witness and External training day at our new purpose built training centre in Warrington.

The aim of the day was to develop their skills and become approved witnesses for students who are currently studying the iBSL Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting Studies

We have received excellent feedback from all who attended and everyone said the new training facilities, the external trainers and course content was outstanding!

Please visit our website for a list of further training we are holding.


Mary Humphries

iBSL are pleased to announce that Mary Humphries has been appointed to new Chairperson, she will be replacing John Hay. We would like to congratulate Mary and look forward to working with her in the future”

Purpose Statements

Please be advised that the Purpose Statements are now all under each Qualification.


Boost for Institute of British Sign Language



New Office

Due to our recent office move, we are currently awaiting for the new internet system to be installed. We apologise for the inconvenience and delays, we will advise when the system is up and running.



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