Welcome to SLect
PremierBSL's e-learning portal
At PremierBSL, we are committed to giving our learners the best possible learning experience and the greatest opportunity to excel on each of our courses. Providing the highest possible standard of face-to-face teaching in the classroom, PremierBSL also offer an on-line learning platform that is the envy of other British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness providers.
PremierBSL is at the pinnacle of BSL and Deaf Awareness teaching across the UK. With a proud history of providing training for more than 20 years on the national and international stage, quality and state of the art teaching is guaranteed.
This site is for those who have been enrolled on a PremierBSL course, or have secured access through subscription. Use of the site will support your learning and provide a recap on any classroom based face-to-face sessions you have. Can't commit to a weekly course, this course has been designed for you, with on-line learning now possible. Used well, our on-line courses arebeing used by learners to gain fully accredited BSL qualifications.
We hope that accessing teaching in this way will accelerate learning and help retention with access availble 24/7. Our courses are delivered by a teacher who is passionate about the teaching and use of linguistically accurfate BSL
If you are not yet registered on a PremierBSL course but would like to join, or would like to subscribe to SLect, please have a look at the main PremierBSL website for more information.
Current students can get to the list of courses they are enrolled on, or have previously completed by clicking on 'My Courses' in the menu above.
Led by leading Deaf entrepreneur Sarah Lawrence, the most important aspects of learning with PremierBSL is getting access to quality teaching and having a revision tool available to you. However, through Sarah's engaging personality you will also learn through fun, with students encouraged to throw themselves energetically and enthusiastically into learning, whilst ensuring they learn in a grammatically and linguistically correct way.
Sarah Lawrence (Lead)
Sarah has been teaching BSL for more than 20 years. A qualified teacher Sarah is registered to teach introductory to advanced BSL courses with The Institute Of British Sign Language. Sarah is known for her passionate for the language and is used regularly as a television translator. Sarah specialises in teaching the South Wales regional dialect and teaches at a local colege as well as running her own BSL courses from Level 1 to Level 6.
Naturally funny and engaging, learning with Sarah is always fun.
Wayne is also a very experienced qualified teacher. Warm and engaging, he has a wonderfully calm persona whilst maintaining complete concentration on getting the most out of every student. Blessed with lots of experience from inside the Deaf Community, his teaching and assessment is underpinned by the need for high quality sign language.
Teaching BSL for years at Coleg Y Cymoedd, Nadene is also a qualified teacher who is passionate about setting high standards in the classroom. She has a wonderfully calm delivery, engaging students through her gentle but accomplished approach. An active member of the local Deaf community, Nadene sees the importance of people being able to use BSL to friends every day, so standards come as a given.