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Certificate IV in Auslan

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Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Auslan PSP40818 will provide you with advanced Auslan skills. Employment opportunities in Auslan interpretation and accessibility requirements are increasingly necessary across a broad range of industries,...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
PSP40818
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Take the next step on your Auslan path

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Auslan PSP40818 will provide you with advanced Auslan skills. Employment opportunities in Auslan interpretation and accessibility requirements are increasingly necessary across a broad range of industries, from the disability sector to entertainment. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Auslan continues the only accredited pathway to learn Auslan in Victoria. This course builds on the Certificate II in Auslan PSP20818 and III in Auslan PSP30818. You will develop the language skills to discuss and exchange information about complex topics.

Communicate effectively with the Deaf community

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Auslan PSP40818 is an advanced language course. You will gain intermediate to advanced Auslan skills, and continue to explore the linguistic differences between Auslan and English. You will also have the opportunity to study elective topics, including Communicating with DeafBlind people. Melbourne Polytechnic has a long history within the disability sector, and as Victoria's sole provider of this accredited pathway to learning Auslan, you will have opportunities to participate in Deaf community-based activities and events with our industry partners.

Take specialist Auslan skills into the job market

This pre-vocational course can support employment outcomes within the Deaf community and wider disability sector, including positions as a research assistant, youth or disability worker, counsellor. You might also find work in the community, education or performing arts industries.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Certificate III in Auslan PSP30818 or equivalent.

Study locations

Prahran

Preston

Career pathways

This course is an important step on your way to working in deaf organisations in a variety of roles.

  • DeafBlind Support Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Community Support Worker

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.