The image of letters of alphabets using only one’s hands.

Alternative labels

alphabet signing
alphabet sign language
finger spelling

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Fingerspelling is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Fingerspelling is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Sign language interpreter: Sign language interpreters understand and convert sign language into spoken language and vice versa. They maintain the nuances and the stress of the message in the recipient language.




  1. Fingerspelling – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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