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.
Estimated Course Fee
Estimated Concession Fee
Eligible for VSL
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
Study options and next steps
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