Why join ABSLTA?

Access to Resources

  • Access to member only teaching resources online

Reduced Costs

  • Reduced delegates fees for ABSLTA’s training events
  • Receive free subscription to ABSLTA’s e-newsletters
  • Post Events online free of charge

Training Workshop

  • Develop and enhance new skills as part of Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Engage in activities that will enhance the status of BSL and its teachings
  • Attend specific topics training workshops. Non-members are welcome to attend at full costs


  • Networking opportunities for sharing experiences, professional support and advices, problem solving issues and ideas
  • Annual AGM held each April or May at different locations around the UK

ABSLTA Membership

BSL Teacher/Assessor/Verifier

  • Will be able to access to teaching resources
  • Forums post feedback on training resources
  • Training & CPD view events and workshops
  • E-Newsletters.

Qualifications needed to be a member of ABSLTA


We recommend:

  • Level 6 or NVQ Level 4 in BSL from Signature or iBSL
  • To have attended a Linguistics or BSL course
  • A teaching qualification, the minimum is PTLLS or training STTC

Membership is open to Deaf people who can prove they have the above qualifications

Join the ABSLTA member

If you are interested in joining this organisation, please indicate whether you are a new member or renewing your membership on the form. Payment will be via BACS.