Building on 40 years of experience in teaching Auslan, Deaf Services Queensland has recently extended its course offering to include accredited courses through the establishment of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Access Training and Education (RTO Provider Number 41192).

Qualifications received through Access Training and Education are nationally recognised by employers and other educational facilities.

New Government subsidies may apply. Visit the Auslan Interpreter Funding Strategy: Eligibility Criteria page. 

22075VIC Certificate II in Auslan

The 22075VIC Certificate II in Auslan prepares students for simple communication with deaf and hard of hearing individuals or groups in the Deaf community. 

20 weeks

Certificate II

Brisbane & Bundaberg

22077VIC Certificate III in Auslan

The 22077VIC Certificate III in Auslan teaches participants how to give routine information in Auslan in a number of contexts, identify the principle characteristics of Auslan signs, and describe generally the cultural and historical trends and issues of the Deaf community.

40 weeks

Certificate III

Brisbane & Mackay

22078VIC Certificate IV in Auslan

The 22078VIC Certificate IV in Auslan enables people who come into contact with Auslan users in their workplaces or community settings to expand their skills and enhance their employment opportunities. 

20 Weeks

Certificate IV


Dual Diploma (Auslan & Interpreting)

The Dual Diploma combines the 22081VIC Diploma of Auslan and the PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting. Completing the two courses together as a Dual Diploma significantly reduced the cost and the time taken for students to complete. 

60 Weeks

Diploma Course