Sign Language

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Sign language courses are run by a number of groups in Christchurch.

Hagley College runs a  Level 1 Basic sign Language  Course in its After 3 Series. the charge is $60. Learn basic sign language and understand deaf culture. Build skills to communicate in everyday social situations.

Contact Hagley at Phone: (03) 364 5156 and email

Risingholme Community Centre Inc also have a  beginners series which is held at a number of places in Christchurch including  Riccarton High School, Shirley Boys High and at  Risingholme itself.

They include a Beyond Beginners course. Level 1 is offered at a range of levels, designed for students to follow from one to the next. Course content is indicative and will depend on each group of students’ ability but in general, tutors follow the NZ Sign Language Community Education Curriculum as a guide.

The Charge is $65 and each  course lasts for 8 weeks.

 Contact Risingholme for more information

Phone: (03) 332 7359



We are not currently running any courses of this type.