Signature is the leading awarding body for deaf communication and language qualifications in the UK.

Since Signature became an independent organisation in 1982 to promote and teach British Sign Language (BSL), we have supported more than 500,000 people to learn British Sign Language. They have also had thousands of other learners who have completed other deaf communication and language qualifications with us.

They create qualifications that provide our learners with the skills they need to build successful careers. While as a charitable organisation, they work tirelessly to improve communication, by creating learning opportunities for every stage of life.

All of our qualifications are accredited by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) who regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

In 2019, Signature was named 'Awarding Organisation of the Year' at the Federation of Awarding Bodies awards.

Through their awarding winning online courses, Signature also offer organisations training to gain an understanding of deaf awareness, gain life skills to improve their communication and improve their organisation’s accessibility.