Daylight Saving Hours
All classes are set to Australian Eastern Standard Time during the daylight saving period (Brisbane time).
For 6pm classes the set times for each state are QLD 6pm, ACT / NSW / VIC 7pm, NT 5.30pm, SA 6.30pm, WA 4pm.
For 10am classes the set times for each state are QLD 10am, ACT / NSW / VIC 11am, NT 9.00am, SA 9.30am, WA 8am.
For 1pm classes the set times for each state are QLD 1pm, ACT / NSW / VIC 2pm, NT 12.30pm, SA 1.30pm, WA 11pm.
Full price = $220.00 including GST
Concession price = $185 including GST
*Centrelink recipients, seniors card holders and full time students at a recognised institution are accepted.
This is a 7 week course.
In the event where a face to face or online class needs to be cancelled the course can be extended by 1 week to make up for the missed class.
To be eligible to receive a certificate you are required to attend 6 out of 8 classes.
By the end of Sign Language 1, students will be able to:
• Greet others and introduce yourself
• Give and request personal details such as phone numbers and addresses
• Count in Auslan
• Fingerspell in Auslan
• Ask and answer simple questions (using “who”, “what”, “when”, “where”, etc.)
• Communicate practical vocabulary including colours, days of the week and family
• Express agreement and disagreement
• Use visual-gestural communication strategies
• Identify the Deaf Community
• Explain effective ways of communicating with deaf people
Each week you get access to a brand new video with all the signs for the week, plus a live online class with a deaf teacher where you will practice your Auslan skills for 1-2 hours. You will be in a small, live class through Zoom, interacting with your classmates and teacher. You will need a laptop or desktop computer so that you can see everything clearly (no phones or tablets please).
In order to attend the virtual classes, you require:
• a computer/laptop
• an inbuilt camera or webcam
• have reliable internet connection.
The minimum age to enrol is 16 years. Only enrolled parents or guardians may accompany students under 18. Please contact us for more information.
If you need additional information or support (e.g. wheelchair accessibility), please contact us.
When enrolling, please double check your email address is entered correctly. Email is the primary means by which we will contact you about your course. Please monitor your junk folder for emails from Deaf Connect and if you do not receive an email about your course by at least the day before the scheduled start date, please contact us. You must use separate email address for each registration.
Where face to face classes are being offered, we are adhering to the Australian Government social distancing regulations so registrations will be limited.
Deaf Connect's COVID Safe plan requires that all students attending face to face classes to be fully/up to date vaccinated. All students who attend face to face classes will be required to show proof that they are fully/up to date vaccinated or have a medical exemption at their first class.
NOTE: All classes are shown as Australian Eastern Standard Time.
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 2A - Tuesday 6.30pm||Tues 2 May - 13 Jun||06:30 pm - 08:00 pm||0|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 2B - Tuesday 6:30pm||Tues 2 May - 13 Jun||06:30 pm - 08:00 pm||0|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 2C - Tuesday 6.30pm||Tues 2 May - 13 Jun||06:30 pm - 08:00 pm||0|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 3 - Wednesday 10.00am||Wed 3 May - 14 Jun||10:00 am - 11:30 am||0|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 4 - Wednesday 6.30pm||Wed 3 May - 14 Jun||06:30 pm - 08:00 pm||0|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 5 - Thursday 1.00pm||Thurs 4 May - 15 Jun||01:00 pm - 02:30 pm||4|
|ONLINE LEARNING||Sign Language 1 Online - Class 6 - Thursday 6.30pm||Thurs 4 May - 15 Jun||06:30 pm - 08:00 pm||0|
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Alternatively, you can email us directly at Signlanguage@deafsociety.com for more information.