Learn to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people in this fun and practical community based 2 week (12 hour) Auslan beginner course.
Through games, activities, group and pair work you will develop the ability to sign in a range of social and workplace settings.
The 2 week introductory course is the perfect opportunity to begin your journey into learning Auslan and about the Deaf Community.
No prior experience is necessary. This is a fun introduction to Auslan.
As part of the course you will receive a course workbook with pictures of every sign taught in the course, along with set sentences to practice signing with. You will also receive a Certificate of Attendance with the number of hours you have undertaken.
Some of the 16 categories of signs that we will teach you in level 1 include: Questions, Greetings, Deaf Related, Phrases, Instructions, Numbers, Food and Drink, Family, Emotions, Colours, Animals, Social things to do.
- How to commuicate with a deaf person in a social or workplace setting
- An understanding of Deaf Awareness
- Auslan grammar and how it differs to English written and spoken language
- A workbook containing photos of all signs taught plus sentences to practice with at home
- A Certificate of Attendance stating the hours of PD training undertaken
- Information about Deaf events and where you can meet deaf people
- A deaf teacher who is verbal - Darren Roberts - who is the CEO of The Auslan Company and an Auslan LOTE teacher in 3 primary schools
- There’s plenty of additional free parking on the right side of the community house.
- The 679 bus stops nearby and is a 15-minute trip from Lilydale train station.
- Pen or pencil and a notebook
Specialist school staff, primary and high school staff as well as all support staff, parents of students in schools or in childcare or kindergarten, university or TAFE students, interested people,disability organisation staff.
Vendor since 2015
The Auslan Company was established by a Deaf man, Darren Roberts, in 2004. Today we are the only Deaf owned and operated Auslan Training Organisation that combines Auslan community courses, Auslan in the workplace and Deaf Awareness Training within its’ scope.
The Auslan Company’s passion is in teaching Auslan and sharing our awesomely visual language with those who CARE enough to learn for their personal enjoyment or because they have a deaf staff member or deaf customers / clients.
We have passionate and committed Auslan Teachers whose PASSION is in teaching Auslan in a practical, fun and informative way that will give you the starting skills to communicate with any Deaf person in a social or workplace setting as well as the ability, through general Deaf Awareness, to EMPATHISE from a Deaf perspective.
We have also created 3 educational Auslan DVD’s and a LearnAuslan app (from the DVD’s) to assist people learn Auslan at home in their free time.
Follow us on Facebook: /theauslancompany to find out more about all our courses and the fun things we do.
For whatever reason you want to learn Auslan l hope you will find the right option for you through our Auslan community courses, the Auslan in the workplace courses, through Deaf Awareness Training, the educational DVD’s or the LearnAuslan app.
Please feel free to contact Darren – firstname.lastname@example.org (or text only 0477 979 748) for any information about any of our Auslan courses. We will respond the same day.
We all believe in CARING for one another, being PASSIONATE about what we teach and using it to create EMPATHY which we a grateful for.
Learning Auslan will open doors you never dreamed of opening. What is behind your door?
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If a USB does not work properly please return it for a refund or we will replace it free of charge.
If a course is cancelled we will notify you and provide you with a full refund to your card.
The Auslan Company requires at least 10 people to enrol in a course for it to go ahead. In the event that the course is cancelled for any reason then a full refund will be made back to the card used to pay for the course. If people want to cancel their place in the course then they must provide 7 days notice. However there will be situations that cannot be avoided so The Auslan Company will take into consideration your reasons for cancelling in the week prior to the course going ahead.
With the Learn Auslan USB's we provide them pre-loaded with the video. In the event that a USB does not work then please inform us and we can offer you a free replacement and you can return the non working USB to us (53 Highland Drive, Pakenham, Vic 3810).
All information collected (names, address, mobile numbers) will remain on weteachme's database and not shared with anyone else except The Auslan Company's administration team (enrolment details and postage information for USB's) and the course teacher (names of those enrolled in a course). All credit card details are kept securely by weteachme and the information used only to provide for a refund (only Darren can access this information).
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