Courses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Accredited and Community Courses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Are you looking to improve your skills and knowledge across different subject areas?

We have a selection of courses available for deaf and hard of hearing adults aged 15 or over, led by our deaf trainers who will assist you during your studies. Courses are provided at The Deaf Society in Parramatta and will run for 19 weeks, with a 2 week break in April. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Driving Knowledge

Learn how to prepare for your license, how to buy a car and how to stay safe on the road!

Units from this course are taken from 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22361Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
VU22378Communicate with others in familiar and predictable contexts
VU22104Prepare simple budgets

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
9.00am to 12.00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks5 February – 25 June

Maths & Money

Improve your numeracy skills to identify and use the value of coins and notes. Learn how to read, write and say whole numbers, simple fractions and familiar words associated with numbers and money

Units in this course are taken from 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22369Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
VU22450Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations
VU22107Calculate and communicate sports scores

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
1:00pm to 4:00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

Healthy Living

Learn about how you can improve your health and well-being and factors related to personal health

Units in this course are taken from 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22364Participate in simple spoken interactions
VU22359Conduct a project with guidance
VU22370

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
1:00pm to 4:00om
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

English 1

Learn basic English skills

Units in this course are taken from 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22349Create short simple texts for learning purposes
VU22344Engage with short simple texts for learning purposes
VU22343Engage with short simple texts for personal purposes

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
9:00am to 12:00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

English 2

Improve your English skills

Units in this course are taken from 22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22392Create texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
VU22387Engage with texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
VU22386

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
9:00am to 12:00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

Computer Skills

Learn how to use VRI, Skype, Email, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Units in this course are taken from 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

* this course will be delivered in Auslan

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22367Create simple texts for employment purposes
VU22375Apply basic computer skills to language learning
VU22376Access the internet for language learning

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
1.00pm – 4.00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks6 February – 26 June

Auslan for Adults

Learn how to communicate visually using Auslan

Units in this course are taken from FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways

* this course will be delivered in Auslan

Units of competency

UnitDescription
FSKRDG01Recognise highly familiar workplace signs and symbols
FSKWTG03Write basic workplace information
FSKOCM01Participate in highly familiar spoken exchanges
FSKOCM02Engage in basic spoken exchanges at work
FSKOCM03Participate in simple spoken interactions at work

MonTuesWEDTHUFRI
1:00pm to 4:00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks6 February – 26 June

 


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