top of page
NZSL course - Kerikeri - Beg 1a
NZSL course - Kerikeri - Beg 1a

Mon, 01 May


Kerikeri Red Cross Service Centre

NZSL course - Kerikeri - Beg 1a

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 8-week evening course. This is NZSL Beginner (Level 1a) course. Suitable for those students with no experience with NZSL. $150 for 8 weeks course including e-handouts, homework and certificate of attendance.

Registration is closed
See other courses

Date, Time & Location

01 May 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kerikeri Red Cross Service Centre, 14 Butler Road, Kerikeri

Members going

About The Course

Join and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course at Kerikeri!

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is suitable for students who does not have any knowledge of NZSL. Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the end of the course.

Day : Monday, 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Dates : 1st May to 26th June 2023 

Level : Beginner 1a (Unit 1-3)

Cost : $150 for 8 weeks course including handout/homework.

Learning outcomes :

By the end of this 1a course (Term 2), learners will :

Unit 1 - Meeting and Greeting

  • exchange greetings and make introductions
  • understand simple class instructions
  • learn about the use of facial expression in NZSL
  • learn to get, and give, eyegaze before signing
  • learn numbers 1-10
  • learn the fingerspelling alphabet, spell their own name, and ask for repetition

Unit 2 - Our Class

  • identify people in the class
  • name language(s) they are learning
  • give and follow simple instructions and action commands
  • ask for clarification, correction and confirmation
  • ask and tell where something is in the room
  • use appropriate phrases for arriving late to class
  • use numbers for counting (0‐20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities

Unit 3 - Needs and Wants

  • name common food and drink items
  • make and respond to requests and offers for basic wants and needs
  • ask and tell locations of familiar objects and locations in the immediate environment
  • express likes and dislikes
  • understand basic signs about emergency exit procedures


*Certificate of Attendance are on request and with 80% attendance being meet. Please note that registering online confirms your place in the course. Minimum number of students applies - if minimum numbers are not meet course may be postponed or cancelled. Please read our cancellation policy.

Ask your employer to cover the cost of the course as professional development! If your organisation/company is paying for your course fee, please email us at and provide us their Reference/Purchase Order number.


  • NZSL Course Fee

    This NZSL course fee includes weekly homework and e-handout emailed by your tutor. You will receive a certificate of attendance (you must attend 80% classes to receive a certificate).

    Tax: +$3.75 WebsiteFee
    Sale ended



Share this page

bottom of page