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Sign in the Workplace

Sign in the Workplace

Learn to communicate with Deaf people in the workplace with the UCOL | Te Pūkenga free Sign in the Workplace course.

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Quick info

Locations: UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū in Palmerston North

Duration: 10 weeks part-time

2022 Dates TBC

Domestic Fees: *
NilScholarship info

International Fees:*
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Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

New Zealand Sign Language is an official language of New Zealand and is used by our Deaf community. This interactive language is fun to learn, and knowing the basics will help your conversations with those who are hearing impaired and/or non-verbal communications within your workplace. You'll learn:

  • Customer service exchanges
  • Information sharing

 Course Hours & Duration

This programme runs for 10 weeks. Per week, your learning will include 2 hours of class time approximately.

Timings are: 

One evening per week, 6 - 8pm

 Advice & Guidance

As UCOL | Te Pūkenga becomes Te Pūkenga on 1 January 2023, learners enrolling in a programme that is likely to continue into semester 1 2023 or starting in semester 1 2023 will become Te Pūkenga learners. They will receive their qualification from Te Pūkenga on completion.

Class times
One evening per week, 6 - 8pm