Sign Language for Beginners (Auslan) CityEast College

Course Outline

Learn the basics of Auslan, the native language of the Australian Deaf Community. This course is perfect for people who are learning Auslan for the first time and who have no previous experience in using sign language. We will show how you can have fun communicating visually and without using spoken English.

This course is taught by both deaf and hearing teachers.

Ideal for...

Anyone who wants an introduction to Auslan and to learn more about the deaf community.


  • Develop basic communication skills in Auslan.
  • Learn how to use visual-gestural communication strategies i.e. non-verbal communication.
  • Be introduced to the deaf community.
  • Learn about effective ways of communicating with deaf people.
  • Learn how to fingerspell.

What to bring

  • pen and notepad

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.


$220 Limited GST free
Sign Language for Beginners (Auslan)

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  • Course testimonials
    Had a great time learning the basics of Sign language
  • Course testimonials
    It is great fun learning Auslan. The tutor was great. Great bunch of classmates from a reverse range of age and backgrounds. Look forward to the next course!
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