Are you ready to learn a second language with a difference?
When you complete the Certificate II in Auslan you'll have the basics of a new language, increasing your value as an employee or, with further training, looking at a career as an interpreter.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate socially and in the workplace with simple Australian Sign Language (Auslan), and gain an understanding of deaf communities and culture.
- Apply basic principles of learning Auslan as a second language
- Identify significant features of Deaf community and culture
- Outline the development of social and educational conditions for deaf communities
- Use simple Auslan for a variety of purposes such as employment, learning, social and personal
- Language-learning aptitude
- High level of memory retention and concentration
- Flexibility, adaptability, understanding and acceptance
- Accuracy and objectivity
- Able to liaise with people from a range of backgrounds
- Broad general knowledge, including current affairs
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
Many employers and service providers will expect Auslan-English Interpreter practitioners to have a NAATI Certification (Certified Provisional Interpreter - Diploma level or higher) – it is difficult to get translating and interpreting work without it. Certification details available from www.naati.com.au/certification/certification
This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in Auslan that may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:
- Deaf employment
- Deaf learning
- Social and community work
- Personal development
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Study options and next steps
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Semester 1, 2022
Perth - On Campus
|When||Semester 1, 2022|