Course code: PSP40818 - Certificate IV in Auslan

PSP40818 - Certificate IV in Auslan will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in Auslan as an independent user of the language. You will learn to communicate with deaf people with some complexity, developing a degree of fluency and spontaneity in a wide range of topics. You will learn to identify significant differences between the structures of Auslan and English. You will also develop basic skills for communication with deafblind people.

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Overview

Students may be parents, family members or friends of a deaf person seeking to improve their communication skills, or social, community, education or health sector employees wishing to improve their communication with deaf consumers or colleagues, in addition to gaining further knowledge of Deaf history and culture.

For detailed information about this course, you can access the Course Guide appropriate to your course (based on its commencement) below:

 

Fees and funding information

As part of the Queensland VET Investment program, the Queensland Government provides Access Training & Education (ATE) access to funding under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills programs.

Where you are eligible for funding and have your enrolment approved, you are required to pay a co-contribution fee to ATE as a contribution to the cost of training and assessment services.

Where you are not eligible for funding and have your enrolment approved, your are required to pay the full fee for the qualification.

 

  • Co-contribution fee (non-concessional): $650.00
  • Co-contribution fee (concessional): $325.00
  • Co-contribution fee (Recognition of Prior Learning): $650.00
  • Qualification full fee: $3,250.00
  • Qualification full fee (Recognition of Prior Learning): $3,250.00

You can view the funding eligibility criteria here.

For a breakdown of the fees at a unit of competency level, see the Program Factsheet relevant to your course of choice.

ATE will send you a first invoice upon enrolment for the first unit(s) of competency being delivered during the course.

You can access the Fees and Refund Policy here or in the Student Handbook.

If you are from NSW/ACT/SA see details of fees here.

 

OTHER STATES

ATE does not provide subsidised training for people from other states. If you are from another state or territory and wish to enrol, you will need to pay the full fee of the course.  

Full fee: $3,250.00 

Priority will be given to students from QLD. If there are places available after priority students have been confirmed, you may be offered a place.  

Certification documentation will not be issued until all fees have been paid.

 

entry requirements

There are no occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements applicable to this qualification at the time of publication on the National Register.

However, ATE requires students to successfully complete PSP30218 – Certificate III in Auslan prior to enrolling in this course.

You can access the Enrolment Policy here or in the Student Handbook.

ATE's COVID Safe plan requires that all students attending face to face classes be double vaccinated. All students who are accepted into a face to face class will be required to show proof that they are double vaccinated or have an exemption at their first class.

 

DURATION

One semester – 19 weeks: Classes will be 5 hours per week (over 1 day or 2 evenings). You will also be expected to watch a 1 hour pre-recorded video each week.

 

DELIVERY MODE(S)

  • Blended (combination of face-to-face in classroom and online), or
  • Online only (virtual classroom via Zoom) - only available to regional students.

Required material and equipment

  • Laptop or desktop computer with reliable internet connection
  • Filming device (webcam, handheld camera or smartphone)
  • Word processing and presentation software(s) (to make presentations or complete assessments)
  • PDF reader (download for free here)
  • Youtube and/or GoReact account (to upload videos)
  • Access to Zoom (this is a requirement)
  • Access to Moodle (instructions will be provided prior to the commencement of the course)
  • Access to printer and scanner (if you are not familiar with document editing)
  • Pen and notepad (if required)

Note: For blended courses, laptops are preferred rather than phones or tablets and students may need to hotspot from their phone. For online only courses, you MUST use a laptop or desktop computer and your screen must be of adequate size in order for you to clearly see your trainer and classmates.

 

support services

ATE will provide weekly Auslan Practice Sessions for students to practice their signing skills. Subject Matter Experts will also provide extra tutorials on the theory units. Students are strongly encouraged to attend. See the timetable for when the sessions are.

ATE may also make reasonable adjustments to accommodate students with disability, where possible. The adjustment made will be determined on a case-by-case basis after assessment of the individual need(s) of the student.

You can access the Support Services Policy here or in the Student Handbook.

 

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

  • PSPLAN007 - Converse in Auslan at an independent user level (abstract and concrete notions)
  • PSPLAN008 - Compare the structure of sentences in Auslan and English
  • PSPLAN010 – Communicate with Deafblind people

More information about this qualification and its units can be found here.

 

OUTCOME

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation.
  • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native/proficient signers.
  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects to explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Your enrolment in the course does not guarantee that you will successfully complete or that you will obtain a particular employment outcome where it is outside of ATE's control.

Students must have successfully completed all units in order to be issued with an NRT_logo.jpgAQF [Australian Qualifications Framework] certification documentation for  PSP40818 – Certificate IV in Auslan.

 

Course offerings

  • Blended Courses in Brisbane & Online Only Courses
  • Starts: 27th January 2022
  • 19 Weeks (Excluding School and Public Holidays)
  • Day and Night Courses Available 

In an effort to be fair, students who are currently enrolled in the entry requirement course with ATE will be prioritised during the enrolment approval process. 

Whilst we endeavour to provide a continuous pathway to the higher qualifications, there may be semesters where external factors impact the number of classes we are able to offer, or their location.

Note: Priority is given to students who are eligible for funding under the Queensland Government.

 

BLENDED COURSES

 

Annerley - Our Lady's College, 15 Chester Road, Annerley, QLD, 4103​

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 6.00pm to 8.30pm (nights classes) 

The Online Orientation will open on 27th January 2022 on Moodle and students will be required to complete it in their own time during Week 1 of the course.

Face-to-face classes will commence on 31st January 2022.

You can view the Program Factsheet for this offering here.

Enrol Here

 

Moorooka - Deaf Services, 915 Ipswich Road, Moorooka QLD 4105

  • Tuesdays: 9.00am to 2.30pm (day classes) 

The Online Orientation will open on 27th January 2022 on Moodle and students will be required to complete it in their own time during Week 1 of the course.

Face-to-face classes will commence on 1st February 2022.

You can view the Program Factsheet for this offering here.

Enrol Here

 

Newmarket - Grange Community Hall, 185 Wilston Road, Newmarket QLD 4051

  • Thursdays: 9.00am to 2.30pm (day classes) 

The Online Orientation will open on 27th January 2022 on Moodle and students will be required to complete it in their own time during Week 1 of the course.

Face-to-face classes will commence on 3rd February 2022.

You can view the Program Factsheet for this offering here.

Enrol Here

 

 

ONLINE COURSE - REGIONAL qld STUDENTS ONLY 

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 5.00pm to 7.30pm (night classes)

Note: This class follows the NSW/ACT timetable to align with other online classes and trainers who are from NSW. School holidays and public holidays will be different. Please ensure you read the timetable to understand your commitment to the classes.

The Online Orientation will open on 27th January 2022 on Moodle and students will be required to complete it in their own time during Week 1 of the course.

Online classes will commence on 31st January 2022.

You can view the Program Factsheet for this offering here.

Enrol Here

 

 

if you have any queries, YOU CAN CALL US ON 07 3892 8539.

 

Alternatively, you can email us at:

studentservices@accesstraining.edu.au

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    • Duration & Delivery 19 weeks - Blended or online only
    • Type Certificate IV
    • Prerequisite Certificate III in Auslan
    • Fees $3,250.00