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PSP20218 Certificate II in Auslan

National ID: PSP20218 | State ID: BDQ7

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.

Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me? 
  • 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 

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
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
Important information

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

Job opportunities

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. 

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Midland - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 24, 2019