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Certificate II in Auslan

National Course Code: 22075VIC

TAFE NSW Course Number: 22075VIC-01V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
6 Feb 2018


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $4,270
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $320

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

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
- Nurse

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To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

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

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

VU20231 Use simple Auslan for social and community purposes
VU20228 Use simple Auslan for employment purposes
VU20232 Outline the development of social and educational conditions for Deaf communities
VU20229 Use simple Auslan for learning purposes
VU20233 Apply basic principles of learning Auslan as a second language
VU20230 Use simple Auslan for personal purposes
VU20234 Identify significant features of Deaf community and culture

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$320
Second qualification$320
Non-government subsidised fee$4,270

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 6 Feb 2018

Full Time: 15 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for five hours per day start at 9 am to 2.30 pm, an additional 10 hours per week of independent study is expected. (Note: Subject to change.)

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol Now option.

Please attend the course information on
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 1 pm
TAFE NSW Blacktown
Block A Room A1.07 South Campus
Corner of Main Street and Newton Rd

Providing there are sufficient numbers, enrolments will be on
Thursday, 25 January 2018 at 1 pm
Block A Room A1.07 South Campus
Corner of Main Street and Newton Rd

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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