Deaf Connect offers a range of Auslan classes aimed at introducing basic Auslan conversational skills to participants.
You will learn basic skills to communicate with Deaf people in Auslan on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language.
The community courses are easy, fun, informal and relaxed and is delivered both face to face and online.
There are two ways to start learning Auslan – Face to face or Online.
See below for all beginner classes available in your state.
For more information about enrolment, click ‘Read More’.
Face to Face Community Classes
Online Community Classes
INTRODUCTION TO AUSLAN 1
INTRODUCTION TO AUSLAN 2
INTRODUCTION TO AUSLAN 1 (ONLINE)
INTRODUCTION TO AUSLAN 2 (ONLINE)
SIGN ONLINE (SELF-PACED)
This is our first beginners course and offers a basic introduction to signing in Auslan.
ITA 1 is designed for people with no previous language skill or knowledge of Auslan.
Designed to build on the skills and knowledge learnt in the Introduction course.
This course has a pre-requisite of completion of ITA 1 or prior Auslan experience.
Introduction to Auslan 1 (Online) and Introduction to Auslan 2 (Online) are based on New South Wales curriculum. As delivery is online, all are available Australia wide.
All classes are set to Australian Eastern Standard Time during the daylight saving period (Brisbane time).
Sign Online offers the flexibility of self-guided and self-paced online learning.
Auslan Immersion Weekend (Sunshine Coast)
Join our very first Auslan Camp for Beginner Class students!
Immerse yourself in Auslan for a weekend and challenge yourself to communicate in an entirely visual environment. Step into the ‘Deaf World’ and improve your signing, experience Deaf culture and meet new people in the process.
- Connect with other Auslan students
- Improve your confidence and communication skills
- Learn Auslan through challenging and fun activities
Date: Friday 4th August 4pm to Sunday 6th August 1pm
Venue: Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre 80 Currimundi Road Currimundi
Cost: Early Bird $275* Full Price $300* (+booking fee)
Come along, bring your friends and leave your voice at home! Download the informational flyer here.
*Enrol and pay before Friday 21st July to be eligible for the Early Bird price. Registrations after Saturday 22nd September will be charged full price. Last day for registration is Thursday 27th July 2023.
*For students who would like to utilise their NDIS funds for this camp, please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Register via Eventbrite