Courses

Certificate II in Auslan

22075VIC

Learn Auslan to communicate with people who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Auslan is the beginning of the only accredited training pathway to learn Australian Sign Language.

A start in Auslan

This course Is an introduction to Auslan. You will also learn about the history and culture of the Australian Deaf community. At the end of this course, you will have basic Auslan communication skills.

Make connections with the Deaf community

You will have opportunities to participate in a number of Deaf community-based activities and events.

Work with people who are Deaf and hard of hearing

The Certificate II in Auslan is the start your Auslan studies. At the completion of Certificate II, you could expect to use your skills in recreation, sports, or as a note taker.

Assessment

You will do two assessments per study unit. These assessments are spread throughout the course. Assessment focuses on a range of language and communication skills. You will be assessed in class, via video submission, and through online theory assessments.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Local Students

Code

22075VIC

Campuses

PRESTON, PRAHRAN

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available
1 semester
Regional delivery:
33 weeks over 12 months

Part-time: available
2 semesters

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Video Link, Face-to-face, Online, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$575
Ineligible:$5500
Concession:$115

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

A range of assessment methods will be conducted throughout this course including observation, testing, assignments and group work

Materials

You are required to bring your own stationery and writing materials. Ideally you should have access to the Internet, which will allow for participation in online/blended delivery of the course.

Pathways to further study

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in 22077VICCertificate III in Auslan and also the 22078VIC Certificate IV in Auslan

Career Pathways

This is an introductory course for Auslan and will provide basic communicative skills to converse with deaf people. To gain employment within the services sector you will need to complete the 22077VIC Certificate III in Auslan

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
VU20228 USE SIMPLE AUSLAN FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES 80
VU20229 USE SIMPLE AUSLAN FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 80
VU20230 USE SIMPLE AUSLAN FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES 80
VU20231 USE SIMPLE AUSLAN FOR SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY PURPOSES 80
VU20232 OUTLINE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS FOR DEAF COMMUNITIES 50
VU20233 APPLY BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING AUSLAN AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 40
VU20234 IDENTIFY SIGNIFICANT FEATURES OF DEAF COMMUNITY AND CULTURE 40

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.