Key Information

• The course will run from Term 2 - Term 4 2024. Running 34 weeks, starting from Wednesday 17th April - Wednesday 18th December 2024.

We have two courses running, both held at Deaf Connect Moorooka, Deaf Connect, 915 Ipswich Rd, Moorooka QLD.

Every Wednesday, 9am - 12pm
Every Wednesday, 2pm - 6pm

In Term 2, the topics we will be covering are:

Learning Skills 
In this topic you will identify your learning needs, develop strategies and learning goals to help you achieve your study.  

English
This topic will help you to improve your grammar, spelling, reading and writing for the workplace and everyday life.

In Term 3, the topics we will be covering are:

English and Learning Skills continued

Computer Skills
Learn how to use a computer, the internet, email and Microsoft Office. Also learn how to complete workplace and everyday tasks using technology.

Term 4, the topics we will be covering are:

Maths and Money
You will develop a range of numeracy skills and learn how to use money in the workplace and in everyday life. You will also learn about preparing a budget.

Job Skills
This topic will help you identify your career goals. Also learn how to create some strategies that will help you achieve your goals.

• Four units will be delivered in Term 2, three units in Term 3 and four units in Term 4. Students who complete one or more units will receive a statement of Attainment.

Students who successfully complete all units will receive FSK10119 – Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways.

Learning Pathway: In this topic you will identify your learning needs, develop strategies and learning goals to help you achieve your study. 

Units of Competency :
FSKLRG004 – Use short and simple strategies for work related learning.
*Units in this course are taken from FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways and are subject to change

English: This topic will help you improve your reading and writing skills for the workplace and everyday life.

Unit of Competency:
FSKRDG002 – Read and respond to short and simple workplace signs and symbols
FSKRDG005 - Read amd respond to simple and familiar workplace procedures.
FSKWTG001 – Complete personal details on extremely simple and short workplace forms
FSKWTG002 – write short and simple workplace formatted texts
*Units in this course are taken from FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways and are subject to change

Maths and Money: You will develop a range of numeracy skills and learn how to use money in the workplace and in everyday life. You will also learn about preparing a budget.  

Unit of Competency
FSKNUM001 – Use beginning whole number skills and money up to 100 for work
FSKNUM002 – Use the beginning skills related to time and 2D shapes for work
VU22104 – Prepare simple budgets
*Units in this course are taken from FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways and are subject to change

Digital Technology: Learn how to use a computer, the internet, email and Microsoft Office. Also learn how to complete workplace and everyday tasks using technology.  

Unit of Competency
FSKDIG001 – Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks
FSKDIG002 - Use technology for routine and simple workplace tasks
*Units in this course are taken from FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways and are subject to change

Career pathway: This topic will help you identify your career goals. Also learn how to create some strategies that will help you achieve your goals.

Unit of Competency
FSKLRG003 - Use short and simple strategies for career planning.
*Units in this course are taken from FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways and are subject to change

Register your interests through [email protected]

• You may wish to bring your own lunch

• Tea/Coffee will be provided

• Training is subsidised by the QLD government

These accredited courses are designed for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing adults aged 15 or over.

Due to our training being subsidised by the QLD Government, our courses are fee-free for people who are eligible.

You will need:

Proof of citizenship in the form of one of the following:
• Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
• Australian or New Zealand Passport
• Green Medicare card
• Naturalisation Certificate
• Humanitarian VISA
• Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (Permanent Resident)

Proof of residency or employment in the form of one of the following:
• Current driver’s license
• Health Care card or Pension card
• Proof of Age card
• Letter or email form employer to show the street address where you are working
• Utilities account relating to your address within the last 3 months of rental document

Proof of disability in the form of one of the following:
• Disability Support Pension card
• Letter form a medical practitioner
• Letter from a health professional
• Letter from a government agency
• Letter from a school counsellor

We’re delivering a Life Skills course starting in Term 2 2024 from our Brisbane offices.

Deaf Connect’s Life Skills course will help deaf people who want to improve their reading, writing, maths or computer skills. The courses will give you the knowledge and confidence to do more training or have more job options.

The course will run from Term 2 – Term 4 2024. Running 34 weeks, starting from Wednesday 17th April – Wednesday 18th December 2024.

We have two courses running, both held at Deaf Connect Moorooka, Deaf Connect, 915 Ipswich Rd, Moorooka QLD.

  • Every Wednesday, 9am – 12pm
  • Every Wednesday, 2pm – 6pm

This training is proudly funded by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

 

How To Sign Up

There’s still time to join our Life Skills in Auslan course for deaf people. For more information or to sign up, our staff can answer your questions and help you to enrol in person at our Enrolment Day. The sessions will be in Auslan:

When: 1 May, from 2pm – 5pm
Where: Deaf Connect Moorooka, 915 Ipswich Rd, Moorooka

If you can’t make it to our enrolment day, let us know and we will book an appointment with you.

Let us know if you are attending or enrol by emailing [email protected] or sending us an SMS to 0497 587 188.

Download Enrolment Day Flyer
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Do you have a question?

For all course enquiries, please email [email protected] and our team will get back to you as soon as possible.