Chief Executive of iBSL: Peter Jackson

On Friday the 15th July, our Chief Executive Peter Jackson and the iBSL team spend the evening celebrating Peter’s retirement.  Peter is standing down on the 31st July and is looking forward to a long and happy retirement with Mo and family.  The team at iBSL and all our valued client’s wish Peter every happiness in this new chapter of his life.

BDA 125 Year Congress

iBSL are attending BDA 125 Year Congress on the Wednesday 20th July to Sunday 24th July and will be selling some useful teaching resources.  We have a selection of DVDs at £5.00 each so please bring some money along and purchase some excellent teaching resources.  See you there!


We are currently selling practice Receptive Skills DVDs which can be used as part of your teaching resources. They are £5 each plus postage. If you are interested please contact

Office Move

From the 1st October 2016, iBSL will be relocating to our new office, Empire Court.

The address will be confirmed on the 1st October.

Marking Sheets

iBSL plan to upload new marking sheets by the 1st week in September, however in the interim please continue to use the existing marking sheets.

City Lit Stall

iBSL are invited by City Lit to set up a stall to promote iBSL for BSL Teachers and Assessors on Saturday 9th July. City Lit is located at 1-10 Keeley St, London WC2B 4BA. We hope to see you there.

iBSL will be selling some useful teaching resources.

We have a selection of DVDs at £5.00 each so please bring some money along and purchase some excellent buy teaching resources!

Office Closure – 30/06/16

Due to Warrington Walking Day iBSL is closed tomorrow (Friday 1st July 2016). We apologise for any inconvenience, work will commence as normal on Monday.


Witnesses & External Examiners Training

An exciting training opportunity for registered qualified BSL/English interpreters interested in becoming External Examiners (EEs) or assessor witnesses for the Institute of British Sign Language, (iBSL).

iBSL is a UK based awarding body of sign language and BSL related qualifications, professional development courses for BSL/ English interpreters and deaf-blind qualifications.

If you are interested or want further information please email

Level 6 Interpreting Qualifications

All Centres who are currently running or interested in delivering the Level 6 Interpreting qualifications, there will be compulsory training taking place on Tuesday 23rd August from 9.30 – 4.30pm at Warrington iBSL offices. The tutors will be Linda Bruce and Lynn Delfosse. For further information, please email

iBSL website is now active!

Our new website is now active!!

The qualification specifications and guidelines are not currently uploaded, however will be by end of July after they have been approved by ofqual.