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Auslan - Certificate II (22075VIC-01V01)
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Career area: Access 
Study area: Social Skills Programmes 
National code: 22075VIC  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Part Time Evening  35 Weeks 7-Feb-2017  Tue, Thu 
Description: This course provides knowledge and skills for participants who require introductory training in order to communicate with other Deaf people, or hearing people who need to communicate with Deaf family or workplace colleagues.
At this level, the course teaches participants how to give simple information in Auslan in a number of contexts, apply major principles of learning Auslan as a second language and demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural and historical knowledge of the Deaf community.

Successful completion of this course will enable graduates who come into contact with sign language users in their workplaces to expand their skills and enhance their employment opportunities in roles such as:
- Teachers Aide
- Child Care Worker
- Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
- Community Worker
- Case Manager
- Case Worker
- Youth Worker
- Aged Care Worker
- Integration Aide
- Administration Officer/Receptionist
- Nurse 
Entry requirements: In order to successsfully enter this course students should be able to:

- read and write at a level that displays emerging technical knowledge and vocabulary, a developing personal style, increased complexity in language use and a growing capacity to sustain longer pieces of work.(Reference:
Australian Core Standards Framework).

- participate in small informal groups

- participate in small group verbal/signed discussions, presentations and instructional sequences regarding less familiar issues to be determined in English or Auslan.

- and have an interest in Auslan and the Deaf community.

These competencies may have been acquired through work experience, community involvement and/or previous education and training.

There is no limit to enrolment in this course in terms of an individual’s age, gender, social or educational background providing the minimum entry level is achieved.

Providers should facilitate access to bridging courses, including English language programs, to ensure that this principle can be upheld in program delivery. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Nowra
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Offering name: Certificate II in Auslan 
Offering code: 17NWR-001 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 35 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Tuesday and Thursday 5.30pm to 8.30pm 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 7 February 2017 
Times: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
About: This qualification will provide you wuith the basic practical skills to communicate in Australian Sign Language (Auslan) with people from the deaf community. You do not need any knowledge of Auslan to undertake this course.

Volume of Learning
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 216 supervised hours.

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $320
Second qualification $320
Concession $80
Exemption $0
Full Fee $3,880
Comments: Your first calss will be Tuesday 7 February 2017 from 5.30pm in Block F Room FG01.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Next steps: An Institute staff member will be in contact regarding their application 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123