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Learn Sign Language with our Sign Language courses in Sydney.

Sign Language 1 offers you the unique and fun experience of communicating visually using Auslan, the natural language of the Australian Deaf Community.

This course is a pre-requisite for Sign Language 2.

If you want to learn basic Sign Language in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – class room and pre-recorded videos via Moodle Platform!

For the online structure

Sign Online offers the flexibility of online learning.

You can enrol at any time, study at your own pace via videos and quizzes, and can discuss your learning with other students via the online forum.

  1. Simply enrol and pay online, and your login details will be emailed to you within 24h. Please contact us if you do not receive an email within 24 hours of enrolling.
  2. Once enrolled, you will have 8 weeks to complete the 14 hours of course content.
  3. If you successfully complete all the quizzes, you will receive an electronic Statement of Participation.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, taught by both deaf and hearing teachers, you will have learned how to:

  • use basic communication skills in Auslan
  • use visual-gestural communication strategies
  • identify the Deaf community
  • find effective ways to communicate with deaf people

It is intended that the above topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Adult education classes can vary as parts of the curriculum are adapted to suit the needs of the group.

Ideal for students who

  • want to be introduced to Auslan (Australian Sign Language) and deaf culture
  • want a short course at a relaxed pace
  • are managers, employers, teachers, health professionals, friends and colleagues of deaf people
  • are interested in working with deaf people

Course content

This course will give you:

  • an appreciation for Auslan
  • access to genuine Auslan with deaf teachers
  • a chance to develop practical Auslan skills
  • the opportunity to learn through fun and informal classes
  • a good introduction to Auslan before committing to accredited courses

Other information

There are no prior requirements for this course.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number.

Classes

Sign Language 1

<p><strong>Learn Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes/learn-Sign-Language-Classes-sydney">Sign Language</a>

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$165 Limited GST free / $132 / $148.50
Please ignore date and time. You can enrol and commence Sign Online any time! You will get access to the pre-recorded videos via Moodle Platform within 24 hours after you have enrolled. Once you start, you have 8 weeks to complete the 14 hours of course content.
Sign Language 1

<p><strong>Learn Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes/learn-Sign-Language-Classes-sydney">Sign Language</a>

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$220 Limited GST free / $176 / $198
No class on 5 October due to public holiday. Students must be over the age of 16 to participate in this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Bryan was a fabulous teacher. He made the classes fun and easy to follow. Great amount of content covered too! Thank you!

  • said: I have learnt from lots of different teachers and I am a teacher myself. Keeping that in mind, Vince was one of the most patient, encouraging and positive teachers I have ever encountered. It was so fun that we have immediately signed up to SL2. Thank you Vince!

  • said: It was a friendly class and the tutor made it great fun without any pressure. I could not complete the course because I was sick.

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