Getting Started with Key Word Sign Training – Wed 19th June

$350.00

In this introductory key word sign course, you will learn about the principles of key word sign and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will understand how key word sign is different to Auslan, the language of the Deaf Community in Australia.

In the practical component of the course, you will learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures. You will have the opportunity to practice using speech and signs together in interactive activities, building your skills in a safe and fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your key word sign journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning

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Date: Wednesday 19th June 2024
Time: 10:30am – 4:00pm (AEST)
Format: Online – Blended

Who is it for?
This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to learn about key word sign. It is our introductory qualification and is the pre-requisite for all other courses in our range. You do not need any experience of skills with key word sign to benefit from this course.

Where is it offered?
This workshop is available across Australia. You will attend virtually online, where you, your trainer and the other participants will join from their computers.

To enrol in this course

  • To enrol please select and add your preferred training date to your cart
  • Enrolments close two weeks prior to training.
  • Sessions are limited to a maximum of 15 learners.
  • If minimum numbers are not met by enrolment deadline, sessions may be postponed/rescheduled.

Are there any pre-requisites?
There are no pre-requisites to complete this introductory course. It is for anyone.

What training can I do next?
After you have completed the ‘Getting Started with Key Word Sign’ course, you can progress to the Intermediate qualification ‘Using Key Word Sign in Daily Life. This is offered only as a blended workshop.

Contact Us
Should you have any questions regarding Key Word Sign Training please do not hesitate to contact us be emailing circ@scopeaust.org.au

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