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NZSL Course - Waipu - Crash Course
NZSL Course - Waipu - Crash Course

Date and time is TBD


Waipu Presbyterian Church

NZSL Course - Waipu - Crash Course

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 2-weekend crash course. Suitable for those students with no experience with NZSL. $70 for 2 weeks course including e-handouts and homework.

Date, Time & Location

Date and time is TBD

Waipu Presbyterian Church, 50 The Centre, Waipu 0510, New Zealand

About The Course

Join and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course at Waipu/Mangawhai!

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is a NZSL crash course - suitable for students with no previous experience with NZSL.

Days: Saturday, 2.00pm to 5pm

Dates: September 2024 (Dates to be confirmed)

Level: NZSL Crash Course

Cost: $70 for 2 week course incl. handout/homework.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this crash course, learners will learn:

Unit 1 - Meeting and greeting

  • exchange greetings and make introductions
  • understand simple class instructions
  • learn to get, and give, eyegaze before signing (requirements for visual attention)
  • 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
  • ask for clarification, correction and confirmation
  • 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
  • express likes and dislikes
  • give and follow simple instructions and action commands
  • understand about natural gestures


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 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: +$1.75 WebsiteFee



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