Deaf Connect (Registered Training Organisation #41192) is the largest provider of Auslan and Interpreter qualifications in Australia. We currently deliver courses in ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA & WA to over 1,000 students per year.
Qualifications received through DC are recognised by employers and other educational facilities.
You can access more information on the qualifications offered in your area in the next section.
Qualification and Bridging Courses
Deaf Connect (DC) provides a range of qualifications in Auslan starting from the Certificate II in Auslan all the way to the Diploma of Interpreting.
This is the pathway to PSP50922 – Diploma of Interpreting.
For more information about enrolment, click ‘Read More’.
PSP20218 CERTIFICATE II IN AUSLAN
PSP30218 CERTIFICATE III IN AUSLAN
PSP40818 CERTIFICATE IV IN AUSLAN
PSP51018 DIPLOMA OF AUSLAN
PSP50922 DIPLOMA OF INTERPRETING
A basic introduction to signing in Auslan.
Develop your ability to use appropriate cultural and Auslan skills for problem solving and interactions.
Designed to provide training in how to sign in a range of unpredictable, more challenging tasks at an autonomous level
Auslan for people who want to become sign language users with skills and knowledge applications across a broad range of technical and/or management requirements.
Designed to develop your skills and knowledge to interpret between two languages, the Diploma of Interpreting prepares interpreters for work typically in the community and business domains.
Note: There will be no course offerings for PSP20218 - Certificate II in Auslan in Semester 2, 2023. Enrolments for Semester 1, 2024 will open in November 2023.
For people who have high Auslan and English proficiency, DC offers an Auslan-English Interpreting Bridging Course that prepares students for PSP50922 - Diploma of Interpreting, which Deaf Connect (RTO #41192) delivers.
Deaf Connect is the trading name of the Registered Training Organisation of Deaf Services (RTO#41192). We offer nationally recognised qualifications in Auslan through the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) of Deaf Services (RTO #41192).
The Student Handbook contains information about DC’s obligations towards our students, information about students’ rights and obligations towards DC, as well as links to the relevant policies.
Students should read the Student Handbook prior to enrolling into an accredited course. You can access the Student Handbook here.
Students who have completed some formal/informal training and/or have proficiency in Auslan may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
For information about RPL, please refer to our RPL page.
DC takes complaints and appeals very seriously and applies the principles of fairness and justice to all complaints and appeals lodged by students.
You can access the Complaints and Appeals Policies under ‘Deaf Connect’s Policies’ on this page or in the Student Handbook.
DC commits to upholding and enforcing the following policies:
• Fees and Refunds Policy
• Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy
• Enrolment Policy
• Support Services Policy
• Appeals Policy
• Marketing Policy
• Training and Assessment Policy
• Completion Policy
• Complaints Policy
• Marketing Compliance Policy and Requirements
• Training People Under 18 Policy
• Continuous Improvement Policy
• Industry Consultation Policy
• Validation Policy
• Quality Indicators Policy
• Student Record Keeping Policy
• Transition from Superseded Qualifications Policy
As part of the Queensland VET Investment program, the Queensland Government provides Deaf Connect (DC) access to funding under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills programs.
The Certificate 3 Guarantee is targeted at Certificate III qualifications and, in certain circumstances, lower-lever vocational qualifications.
The Higher Level Skills subsidies are provided for a select number of Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma level qualifications.
Got a Question?
For all course enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 1800 893 855 and our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
Alternatively, you can use the below form.