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Certificate IV in Auslan

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
National Code22078VIC
TAFE SA CodeAC00026
Course TypeAccredited Course
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FacultiesEducation and Languages
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Course Admission Requirements

  • Certificate III in Auslan

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Description

    Certificates IV in Auslan aims to continue the development of the Auslan communication skills for a variety of situations – eg casual conversation with deaf family and friends, communication with deaf colleagues and clients at work and preparation for further formal Auslan language study, including interpreter training, teacher of the Deaf and many more!

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to use Auslan in a range of specialised workplace exchanges across personal, learning, employment, social and community contexts. You will also have an in-depth knowledge of deaf protocol and customs in complex information and the ability to adjust signing styles to suit a specified audience.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Auslan (22078VIC)
    10 modules:

    • Use complex Auslan for social and community purposes
    • Conduct individual research project
    • Use complex Auslan for employment purposes
    • Use complex Auslan for personal purposes
    • Compare the structure of sentences in Auslan and English
    • Apply concepts of deaf blindness
    • Identify the significance of sport in the deaf community
    • Compare other sign languages and communication with Auslan
    • Identify conditions and requirements for sign language interpreting.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Fees

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.