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NZSL for Emergency Services Online
NZSL for Emergency Services Online

Wed, 24 Apr



NZSL for Emergency Services Online

Learn NZSL quickly from home! Join our 3-week crash course designed for emergency services. Starting on Wednesday, 24th April (postponed from 17 Apr), at 7.45pm, this course is only $60 and requires no prior experience with NZSL. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your communication skills!

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Date, Time & Location

24 Apr 2024, 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm


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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 Wednesday, 24th April (postponed from 17 Apr) from 7.45pm - 8.45pm.

Dates: 24/4, 1/5 and 8/5

Time:  7.45pm - 8.45pm

Fee: $60 for the full 3-week course, including weekly e-handouts and homework.

Teacher: Miggy Javier

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:

  • Registering online secures  your spot in the course. Please review our cancellation policy.
  • 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 6 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

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