Learn basic Australian sign language (Auslan) with our sign language for beginners course. Auslan is the sign language of the Australian Deaf community. If you are new to Auslan and just beginning to learn it, this is the ideal course to start with.
In this sign language course you will learn the basics of Auslan such as alphabet, numbers, basic signs, pronouns, families, colour, communication guide, community/relationships, emotions, directions, Auslan grammar, money, food and how to finger spell.
Our sign language course will run for 8 weeks with 2hrs of face to face class each week. Learn from our experienced educator who has been teaching Auslan for more than 12 years and has hearing impairment.
This course is an excellent add on to improve the skills of people working as disability support workers, community service workers, nurses, doctors, welfare workers and police. In addition, the sign language course improves the quality of family communication for hearing people with deaf or hard of hearing family members.
Learning to sign can enable you to:
Auslan for Beginners is an introductory course offering you a good foundation in day-to-day language and signing tools. Signs you will learn include:
Classes are related and taught by experienced Auslan teachers. You will have lots of chances to practice. Come by yourself and make new friends or come as a family or group and learn together.
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Materials Fee of $19.95 (Optional)
Funded Fee: Applies to Australian or New Zealand Citizens, Holder of an Australian permanent visa, An Asylum seeker holding a valid visa that confers eligibility for Skills First training.
Concession Fee: Applies only to holders of a current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran’s Gold Card
Full Fee: Applies to those who do not qualify for government funding, ie. overseas residents and school students
Enrolment Fee is Non-Refundable*
1 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough, VIC 3088
Closest train station: Greensborough (5 minutes walk)
Limited free parking available on site
You can enrol online here.
Or else you can enrol at our Centre.
Make payment in full on enrolment either by cash, credit card or EFTPOS. In some circumstances, it is possible to arrange a payment plan. Conditions apply.
To finalise your enrolment, you will be asked to present your Medicare card at reception for us to sight and photocopy. This is for proof of Australian residence purposes. Concession card holders will also need to present their concession card.