Qualification details

PSP20218 - Certificate II in Auslan (Release 1)


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Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 28/Jun/2018

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0915 Language And Literature 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Government Service Delivery 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 23/Aug/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0915 Language And Literature 23/Aug/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 28/Jun/2018 
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Modification History

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Qualification Description

This qualification provides signing skills to communicate in Auslan on familiar and routine matters. Communication may take place in any situation including personal, public, social, employment and educational domains.

The qualification aligns to an adaptation, for sign languages, of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), A2: Basic User.

This is an Auslan signer who can:

  • understand sentences and frequently-used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment)
  • communicate about simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  • describe in simple terms aspects of his or her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

The volume of learning for a Certificate II is typically 0.5 to 1 year.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

3 core units must be completed:

Core units 


Converse in Auslan at a basic user level


Compare the fundamental differences between Auslan and English structure


Source information on Deaf culture, and communicate according to Deaf protocol

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification


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