Certificate II in Auslan
Auslan course details
Course description and aims
This course provides knowledge and skills for participants who require
introductory training in order to communicate with other Deaf people, or
hearing people who need to communicate with Deaf family or workplace colleagues.
At this level, the course teaches participants how to give simple information
in Auslan in a number of contexts, apply major principles of learning Auslan as
a second language and demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural and
historical knowledge of the Deaf community.
Successful completion of this course will enable graduates who come into contact
with sign language users in their workplaces to expand their skills and enhance
their employment opportunities in roles such as:
- Teachers Aide
- Child Care Worker
- Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
- Community Worker
- Case Manager
- Case Worker
- Youth Worker
- Aged Care Worker
- Integration Aide
- Administration Officer/Receptionist
In order to successsfully enter this course students should be able to:
- read and write at a level that displays emerging technical knowledge and
vocabulary, a developing personal style, increased complexity in language use
and a growing capacity to sustain longer pieces of work.(Reference:
Australian Core Standards Framework).
- participate in small informal groups
- participate in small group verbal/signed discussions, presentations and
instructional sequences regarding less familiar issues to be determined in
English or Auslan.
- and have an interest in Auslan and the Deaf community.
These competencies may have been acquired through work experience, community
involvement and/or previous education and training.
There is no limit to enrolment in this course in terms of an individual's age,
gender, social or educational background providing the minimum entry level is
Providers should facilitate access to bridging courses, including English
language programs, to ensure that this principle can be upheld in program
Enrol at any location
You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class a week over 2 evenings and access the Moodle for two units. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look like is: Tuesday and Thursday 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|VU20233||Apply basic principles of learning Auslan as a second language||40|
|VU20234||Identify significant features of Deaf community and culture||40|
|VU20232||Outline the development of social and educational conditions for deaf communities||50|
|VU20228||Use simple Auslan for employment purposes||80|
|VU20229||Use simple Auslan for learning purposes||80|
|VU20230||Use simple Auslan for personal purposes||80|
|VU20231||Use simple Auslan for social and community purposes||80|