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Diploma of Auslan

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Take your Auslan skills to the top with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Auslan PSP51018. This accredited diploma will bring your Auslan skills together to help you communicate at an advanced and professional level with Deaf and hard of hearing people.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Course Code
PSP51018, 0100567
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Take the next step towards becoming an interpreter

Take your Auslan skills to the top with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Auslan PSP51018. This accredited diploma will bring your Auslan skills together to help you communicate at an advanced and professional level with Deaf and hard of hearing people. Employment opportunities using Auslan are increasing and are necessary across a broad range of industries, from the disability sector to entertainment.

Apply your skills in real life

Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Auslan is an advanced language course, combining all of the skills you've learned throughout our unique Auslan pathway. As you advance your skills, you'll develop further skills and understanding of social and educational conditions for the Australian Deaf community. 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. This will include an Immersion Program with Expressions Australia which will give your real-world experience that will increase your employability before you even graduate.

Take your Auslan skills to many industries

Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Auslan is accredited to enable you to work in educational institutions, government, performing arts and a wide range of other situations involving the Deaf community. You could also move into further study and enter specialised sectors, including aged care, early intervention, DeafBlind support, employment consultancy or counselling.

Deaf Diploma program

Skills Gap program is available for Deaf learners seeking qualification in Auslan. Graduates can pathway into a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, preparing for a role as a VET/Auslan trainer.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Certificate IV of Auslan PSP40818 or equivalent.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

  • Disability Support work
  • Communication Guiding
  • School integration aid
  • Customer service at Deaf organisations
  • Interpreting and translation
  • Social work
  • Allied health
  • Education
  • Counsellor
  • NDIS Support Coordination/Support Worker
  • Aged Carer

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.