Learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)

Auckland Central | North Shore | South Auckland | Online

We have courses all over Auckland as well as online.

Our COVID-19 Policy

Being vaccinated will give you greater protection. All those who wish to register for our NZSL classes & enter our ADS building will need to be double vaccinated & show a vaccine pass. The My Vaccine Pass is an official record of your COVID-19 vaccination status for use within Aotearoa New Zealand. You must legally provide your My Vaccine Pass to enter places that have vaccination requirements, this includes Auckland Deaf Society.

Intermediate Revision Crash Course

Now you can practise your NZSL skills from home with our online Summer Intermediate revision Course on Zoom

Course Dates: 9, 16 December 2021 + 6, 13, 20, 27 January 2022 + 3, 10 February

8 week course | 6.30pm – 8pm | Tutor: Rachel Walker | Cost: $130 incl GST.

For further information or general enquiries, please contact the NZSL Administrator at email: nzsl@auckland-deaf.org.nz | Phone: (09) 630 6980

Course Complete – Email the Programmes Administrator

New Zealand Sign Language Summer Crash Course

Our NZSL Summer Crash Course, Beginner 1 level, is open for registrations. This is a 10 week intensive course beginning on December 1st, 2021. Please click on this class below to register, or email nzsl@auckland-deaf.org.nz  for more information.

Course Complete – Email the Programmes Administrator

New Zealand Sign Language Classes 2022

Auckland Central | North Shore | South Auckland | Online

Semester 1, 2022 Classes are now under way and registrations are closed. Semester 2, 2022 will begin in late July. To register your interest in Semester 2 classes please email the programmes administrator at nzsl@auckland-deaf.org.nz

Please note postponements of classes may occur depending on the COVID-19 Level we are currently in.

NZSL Beginners 1
Venue Day Time
Online Tuesdays 9am – 10am
Online Wednesdays 6pm – 7.30pm
Three Kings, Auckland Central Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
Online Tuesdays 6pm to 7 30 pm
Three Kings, Auckland Central Tuesdays 10am – 12pm
Bayview, North Shore Mondays 7pm – 9pm
Flat Bush South Auckland Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
NZSL Beginners 2
Venue Day Time
Online Mondays 6pm – 7.30pm
Online Tuesdays 10.15am – 11.15pm
Online Thursdays 6pm to 7 30 pm
Online Wednesdays 6pm to 7 30 pm
Bayview, North Shore Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
NZSL Intermediate 1
Venue Day Time
Three Kings, Auckland Central Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm
Browns Bay, North Shore Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
NZSL Intermediate 2
Venue Day Time
Three Kings, Auckland Central Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm
NZSL Advanced
Venue Day Time
Three Kings, Auckland Central Mondays 7pm – 9pm

NZSL Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Costing & Course Length

There are two semesters every year. Each semester is usually 15 weeks long.
There are five courses:

  • Beginners 1 and Beginners 2
  • Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2
  • Advanced

You can complete two courses per year. For example, in one year do Beginners 1 and Beginners 2, then the following year do Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2 and so on.

Cost in person 15-week course: $240.00

Cost for online 15-week course: $180.00

If you are interested in attending one of our NZSL related activities e.g. Communication Games, Deaf Deaf World, Fingerspelling Triathlon, etc. please contact Programme Administrator and you will be notified about these events by emails.

Terms & Conditions

By completing your registration you are indicating you have read and accepted our NZSL Terms & Conditions

If you have any questions about our NZSL programme, email the Programme Administrator – nzsl@auckland-deaf.org.nzor Phone (09) 630 6980.