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 work with you and support you with your study. Courses are delivered in Auslan and spoken English and provided at The Deaf Society in Parramatta. Semester 1, 2020 runs from 4 February – 25 June with a 2 week break in April. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Planning an Event

Learn how to create and organise an event.

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
VU22359Conduct a project with guidance
VU22368Create simple texts to participate in the community

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
9.00am – 12.00pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta10 Weeks5 February – 25 June

Maths & Money

Improve your maths and budgeting skills.

Units in this course are taken from 2247IVIC Course in Initial General Education for Adult

* this course will be delivered in Auslan.

Units of competency

UnitDescription
VU22352Recognise numbers and money in simple, highly familiar situations
VU22353Recognise, give and follow simple and familiar directions
VU22354Recognise measurements in simple, highly familiar situations

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
9.30am – 12.30pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks5 February – 24 June

Healthy Living

Learn how to improve your health and well-being

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
VU22385Plan and undertake a project
VU22363Engage with simple texts to participate in the community

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
1.15pm – 4.15pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta9 Weeks7 February – 27 June

English 1

Simple English for beginners who wish to practice and improve their reading and writing

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
VU22360Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
VU22365Create simple texts for personal purposes
VU22366Create simple texts for learning purposes

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
9.30am – 12.30pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

English 2

Improve your skills and gain confidence through reading and writing

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

UNIT
VU22389Engage with texts of limited complexity to participate in the community
VU22391Create texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU22394Create texts of limited complexity to participate in the community

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
9.30am – 12.30pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks7 February – 27 June

Computer Skills

Learn how to communicate with others using technology

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

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

MONTUESWEDTHUFRI
9.30am – 12.30pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 Weeks6 February – 25 June

Computer Skills 2

Learn how to use a computer in different ways

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

 

Units of competency

UNIT
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
BSBITU101Operate a personal computer
VU22375Apply basic computer skills to language learning

MONTUESWEDTHURFRI
9.30am – 12.30pm
WHEREDURATIONDATES
The Deaf Society in Parramatta19 weeks5 February – 24 June

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