Certificate III in Auslan - PSP30218


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides signing skills to communicate in Auslan with some confidence on familiar, routine and some non-routine matters. Communication may take place in any situation including personal, public, social, employment and educational domains.This qualification aligns to an adaptation, for sign languages, of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), BI: Independent User.This is an Auslan signer who can:understand the main points when clear, standard language (which for sign language users may be a locally used variation) is used and the topics are familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.deal with most situations likely to arise where the sign language is usedproduce simple connected text on topics, which are familiar, or of personal interestdescribe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.The volume of learning for a Certificate III is typically 1 to 2 years.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Converse in Auslan at a basic user level
  • Compare the fundamental differences between Auslan and English structure
  • Converse in Auslan at an independent user level (familiar subjects)
  • Source information on Deaf culture, and communicate according to Deaf protocol
  • Research the development of educational and social conditions for Australian Deaf communities
  • Analyse the structure of Auslan signs

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Hornsby Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Lismore Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St George College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St Leonards Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Wyong Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

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