Introduction to Auslan 1 (Sign Language)

Introduction to Auslan 1 (Sign Language)

Introduction to Auslan 1 (Sign Language)

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IMPORTANT: DO NOT ENROL ONLINE. TO ENROL PLEASE CONTACT DEAF CONNECT DIRECTLY on 1800 893 855.
Macquarie Community College does not process enrolments for Auslan Community courses.

Introduction to Auslan 1  (Sign Language) - Sydney Course

Auslan is the sign language used by the majority of the Australian Deaf community. This fun and practical introduction course is taught by Deaf Trainers. You will learn to communicate visually using hand, arm and body movements to convey meaning.

This course is suitable for students:

  • Who want to be introduced to Auslan (Australian Sign Language) and about Deaf culture;
  • Who are looking for a short course at a relaxed pace;
  • Wanting to attend classes within their local area;
  • Who are managers, employers, teachers, health professionals, friends and colleagues of Deaf people and want to communicate with them;
  • Who are interested in working with Deaf people.

By the end of Introduction to Auslan 1, students will be able to use basic communication skills in Auslan and use visual-gestural communication strategies. 

Important Information

  • IMPORTANT: DO NOT ENROL ONLINE. TO ENROL PLEASE CONTACT DEAF CONNECT DIRECTLY on 1800 893 855.
    Macquarie Community College does not process enrolments for Auslan Community courses.

Course Outline

During the course, students will learn: 

  • Basic communication skills in Auslan;
  • Visual-gestural communication strategies;
  • To identify the Deaf Community;
  • To explain effective ways of communicating with Deaf people;
  • To develop an appreciation for Auslan;
  • How to access genuine Auslan with Deaf trainers;
  • To develop practical Auslan skills;
  • Through fun and informal classes.

Course Outcome

It is intended that by the end of the course you will be able to use basic communication skills in Auslan to communicate with the Deaf community. You will gain a good introduction to sign language before committing to accredited courses.

Introduction to Auslan 2 is available for those students who have successfully mastered Introduction to Auslan 1.

Prerequisites

  • Students do not need to have any previous experience.

Important Information

  • To enrol: Contact Deaf Connect on 1800 893 855. Macquarie Community College does not process enrolments for Auslan Community courses.

Delivery Mode

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

Course testimonials:

  • Rebecca said: I really enjoyed the “no voice” environment as it was the best way to learn all about Auslan.