Course code: 800-000951

TAFE Statement in Auslan Fundamentals

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Overview About this course

Explore Auslan in this introductory course as you learn the art of communicating through sign language. Finger spell, introduce yourself and learn about the interesting culture of the Deaf Community.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Explore the history of Auslan and the culture of the Deaf Community

  • Finger spell the alphabet and count

  • Sign familiar and routine subjects such as introductions, basic personal information, colours and animals

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • Knowledge of the Auslan signs for introductions and basic personal information

  • An understanding of the cultural values and protocols of the Deaf Community, and how to become a helpful member within this community

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • An interest in communicating with the Deaf Community

  • Reading and writing skills to a Year 10 level

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: education and learning support officer with the Certificate III in Auslan and disability support worker with the Certificate III in Auslan.

The TAFE Statement in Auslan Fundamentals does not have any courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • Auslan Fundamentals 800-000951A

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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