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NZSL for Emergency Services Online
NZSL for Emergency Services Online

Thu, 23 Nov



NZSL for Emergency Services Online

Learn NZSL quickly from home! Join our 3-week crash course designed for emergency services. Starting on Thursday, 23rd November, at 8.00pm, this course is only $49 and requires no prior experience with NZSL. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your communication skills!

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Date, Time & Location

23 Nov 2023, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm NZDT


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About The Course

Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

Join our interactive 3-week crash course tailored for emergency services. This course equips you with emergency-related signs for effective communication with Deaf survivors and community members. Starting Thursday, 23rd November from 8.00pm - 9.00pm.

Dates: 23/11, 30/11 and 7/12

Time:  8.00pm - 9.00pm

Fee: $49 for the full 3-week course, including weekly e-handouts and homework.

Teacher: Victoria Lessing

Course Outline for Emergency Services

Class One - Personal Information

  • Greetings and introductions
  • Family inquiries
  • Seeking clarification, correction and confirmation
  • Emergency service professions
  • Numbers 1 - 10

Class Two - Emergency Situations

  • Describing common emergency scenarios
  • Naming emergency supplies
  • Discussing wellbeing
  • Understanding the Deaf 111 Text emergency service
  • Exploring Deaf culture and effective ways to gain attention

Class Three - Safety

  • Giving and receiving simple directions
  • Telling time in NZSL
  • Counting up to 20
  • Discussing safety equipment and measures
  • Highlighting the significance of facial expressions in emergency situations.

lmportant Information:

  • To participate, you'll need a computer/laptop with a camera and an internet connection. Tablets or mobile phones are not recommended.
  • Minimum enrollment of 4 students is required for the course to proceed.
  • Upon registration, you'll receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link.
  • For inquiries or employer fee coverage, contact us at


  • Course fee

    This course fee includes weekly e-handouts and certificate of attendance.

    Tax: +$1.23 WebsiteFee
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