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.