This qualification provides signing skills to communicate in Auslan with a degree of fluency and spontaneity across a wide range of subjects. 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), B2: Independent User.
This is an Auslan signer who can:
- understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his or her field of specialisation
- interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native/proficient signers quite possible without strain for either party
- produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
The volume of learning for a Certificate IV is typically 1 to 2 years.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.