Sign Language 1 offers students the unique and fun experience of learning how to communicate visually using Auslan (Australian sign language), the native language of the Australian Deaf community. Choose your delivery method for Sign Language 1. Join an online class via Zoom each week or a face-to-face class delivery at The Deaf Society.
By the end of Sign Language 1, students will be able to:
- Greet others and introduce yourself
- Give and request personal details such as phone numbers and addresses
- Count in Auslan
- Fingerspell in Auslan
- Ask and answer simple questions (using “who”, “what”, “when”, “where”, etc.)
- Communicate practical vocabulary including colours, days of the week and family
- Express agreement and disagreement
- Use visual-gestural communication strategies
- Identify the Deaf Community
- Explain effective ways of communicating with deaf people
This course can be funded using your NDIS plan. All you need to do is fill out this form and we will send you a service agreement to sign. The NDIS line item number this will be charged against is 03_089_0121_1_1
Join in the unique and fun experience of learning to communicate visually with Auslan (Australian sign language), the native language of the Australian Deaf community.
When enrolling, please double check your email address is entered correctly. Email is the primary means by which we will contact you about your course. Please monitor your junk folder for emails from the Deaf Society and if you do not receive an email about your course by at least the day before the scheduled start date, please contact us. You must use separate email address for each registration.
Courses will be confirmed once minimum enrolment numbers have been reached. Please contact the Deaf Society to confirm that your course will go ahead before committing to any affiliated expenses like childcare.
The minimum age to enrol is 16 years. Only enrolled parents or guardians may accompany students under 18. Please contact us for more information.
If you need additional information or support (e.g. wheelchair accessibility), please contact us.
Centrelink concession cardholders are eligible for the concession rate of $160. To receive the concession rate, you must provide proof of current Centrelink concession, e.g. email or SMS a photo of your Centrelink concession card. Please phone or email us to organise payment.
If a course is cancelled, you will receive a full refund. The following cancellations charges will apply for all written withdrawals received prior to course commencement;
- 7 or more days prior to the course commencement date – no penalty (full refund)
- 6 – 0 days prior to course commencement date is 100% of course fee
These guidelines apply to students enrolled through the Deaf Society, if you enrolled through a partner community college, please contact that college for more information.
Terms & Conditions
The Deaf Society offers courses in collaboration with local community colleges. By enrolling in a course, you agree to our enrolment conditions and recognise that we may share basic student information with the relevant partner community college, to facilitate the delivery of the course.
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