Short Courses

Auslan Bridging Course - Foundation

Melbourne Polytechnic Auslan 2 Bridging Course is designed for Auslan students who have completed the Certificate II in Auslan and need to consolidate and/or refresh their skills prior to enrolling into the Certificate III.

Course Code: SPP032

The course will increase Melbourne Polytechnic’s engagement with Auslan students both in metropolitan and regional areas. It is also designed as a bridging program to re-engage learners with Auslan with a view to pathway them into the accredited program and ultimately into an interpreting program




Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8615


4 weeks
Total Hours: 24

Course Outline

  • Topics include:
  • An introduction to the Auslan 2 Bridging Course
  • Deaf social protocols
  • Fingerspelling & numbers
  • Directions
  • Space
  • Family signs
  • Roleshift(Constructed Action)/Storytelling
  • Describing people and thing

Course Outcomes

  • This course will provide students with foundational Auslan skills and reintroduce returning students to the language and/or develop and build on existing skills. It will give students the confidence and skills to engage successfully in Certificate III of Auslan.

Suitable For

  • It will appeal to former Auslan students, community level students and mature aged learners who are seeking to engage with Auslan in fun and relaxed learning environment.



No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment.


Smart phone and access to the internet (you will be expected to use your own phones for recording purposes if required)


Participants should have successfully completed Certificate II in Auslan

Pathways to further study

Certificate III in AUSLAN

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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