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Diploma of Auslan

National ID: PSP51018 | State ID: BDQ9

Build on your Auslan skills to open up employment opportunities

This diploma will provide you with the skills to use Auslan in a range of specialised, complex and technical workplace exchanges across personal, learning, employment, social and community contexts. You will be able to gain employment in a role requiring knowledge of Auslan and use your skills in a wide range of contexts.

This diploma builds on the Certificate IV and provides a greater opportunity for employment in a role requiring Auslan comprehension.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in Auslan that may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:

  • Auslan-English Interpreter
  • Freelance Practitioner (Interpreter)
  • Interpreting Service Provider (Agencies)
  • Paraprofessional Interpreter
  • Social and Community Work
  • Deaf Learning

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan – English)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) (Diploma Of Interpreting Auslan - English)

National ID: PSP50916 | State ID: AB68

Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?

This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.

The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:

·Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care

·Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)

·Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons

·Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.

This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.

Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:

·An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency and

·BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Auslan

National ID: PSP40818 | State ID: BDR0

Expand your knowledge of Auslan

This Certificate IV provides an in-depth knowledge of deaf protocol and will develop your ability to adjust signing styles to suit a specified audience, including the skills needed to use Auslan in a range of unpredictable, more challenging tasks such as specialised workplace exchanges in personal, learning, social and community contexts.

You will also gain a thorough knowledge of deaf culture and customs and have the opportunity to gain employment in a role requiring Auslan qualifications.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in Auslan that may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:

•Deaf employment

•Deaf learning

•Social and community work

•Personal development

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Auslan

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Auslan

National ID: PSP30218 | State ID: BDQ8

Build on your Auslan skills

This course builds on the Certificate II in Auslan and will provide you with the skills to sign in everyday social and personal contexts.

You will also gain an understanding of deaf community principles and practices, preparing you for a possible career working with Auslan signers/users.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in Auslan that may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:

•Deaf employment

•Deaf learning

•Social and community work

•Personal development

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Auslan, Diploma of Auslan and Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan-English)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Auslan

National ID: PSP20218 | State ID: BDQ7

Are you ready to learn a second language with a difference?

When you complete the Certificate II in Auslan you will have the basics of a new language, increasing your value as an employee or, with further training, looking at a career as an interpreter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate socially and in the workplace with simple Australian Sign Language (Auslan), and gain an understanding of deaf communities and culture.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this course may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:

·Deaf employment

·Deaf learning

·Social and community work

·Personal development

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Midland

Perth (Northbridge)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Perth (Northbridge) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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Auslan

Auslan is the sign language of the Australian Deaf community. Successful completion of this qualification provides you with introductory Auslan skills to enable you to communicate effectively in the community.

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