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NZSL Onsite course - Dunedin - Beg 1c/d
NZSL Onsite course - Dunedin - Beg 1c/d

Wed, 28 Jul


Otago Deaf Society

NZSL Onsite course - Dunedin - Beg 1c/d

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 15-week evening course. This is NZSL Beginner (Level 1 c/d) course. Suitable for those students with no knowledge of NZSL. $230 for 15-week course incl. handouts, homework and certificate.

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Date, Time & Location

28 Jul 2021, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Otago Deaf Society, 68 Manor Place, Dunedin Central, Dunedin

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About The Course

Join and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course in Dunedin!

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is a NZSL beginner 1c/d course - suitable for students who have completed 1a and 1b (have approximately 30 hours of NZSL skills). Certificate of Attendance and will be issued at the end of the course*.

Days: Wednesdays, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Dates: Term 3 from 26th July to 13th September (8 weeks). 3 weeks break. Then term 4 starts again as from 11th October to 29th November.

Level: NZSL Beg 1c & 1d (Units 7 - 9)

Cost: $230 for 15 week course incl. handout/homework

By the end of this 1c/d course (term 3 & 4), learners will:

Unit 7 - Community and work

  • communicate about essential services and locations in their community (e.g. doctor, bank, library)
  • describe occupations, tasks and transport in relation to work and community activities
  • negotiate appointments and bookings
  • discuss prices on use of services and purchases, and ways of payment

Unit 8 - My Place

  • invite others, accept and decline invitations to their home
  • give and ask for addresses and contact details (e.g. email, mobile number)
  • describe identifying features of their home (e.g. two storey, brick, white fence)
  • understand and give simple directions to their homes
  • identify rooms in the house
  • name essential household items relevant for visitors (e.g. meals, toilet paper)

Unit 9 - Events and Celebrations

  • communicate about events, celebrations and holidays
  • talk about destinations (places) and modes of travel
  • describe and discuss plans
  • make interruptions (e.g. to ask a third person for information or suggest a different idea)

Ask your employer to cover the cost of the course as professional development! Please note that registering online confirms your place in the course. If your organisation/company is paying for your course fee, please email us and provide us their Reference/Purchase Order number. If you wish to organise installment payment plan, email to to arrange payment plan and Merge NZ will book the course for you manually. Please read our cancellation policy.

Minimum number of students applies - if minimum numbers are not meet course may be postponed or cancelled.

*Certificate of Attendance are on request and with 80% attendance being meet.


  • NZSL Course fee for Beg 1c/d

    This NZSL onsite course fee includes e-handout (homework and handouts) emailed by your NZSL tutor. At the end of course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

    Tax: +$5.75 WebsiteFee
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