39844 NZ Sign Language – beginners – (Masterton)

Sign language is an important tool to communicate with those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, but did you know it has been proven that sign language is an effective way for parents to communicate with their children in their early development years (even if they are not hearing impaired), improving all aspects of your child’s ability to communicate?

Come along to this course and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) in a fun and supportive environment. This 8-week course will take you from absolute basics and build your confidence to become an effective communicator of sign language.  Beginners Course

Dates:  17 October – 5 December 2022 (8-weeks)
Times: Monday nights, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Tutor: Candice David
Venue: Rangitumau Room, REAP House, 340 Queen Street, Masterton
Cost: $60/$40 with community services card.  Fees to be paid before course starts.

Must Enrol and Pay Course Fees by: 10 October 2022 – please click ENROL NOW link below.




Course Information for NZ Sign Language (Masterton) 8-weeks

Course Tutor(s):

Candice David is a highly experienced tutor who has a Certificate of Deaf Studies.  Candice has worked for Deaf Aotearoa, teaching First Signs Focus on 0-5 year old children and supporting their families using NZSL at home. Candice has also taught NZSL courses to businesses, hospitals and Government agencies.

Purpose of the Course:  

  • Participants will:
    – gain confidence to use NZ Sign Language at home, work, school, or in the community
    – be able to communicate effectively with a person who is hard-of-hearing
    – have an understanding of NZ Sign Language.

Pre-requisites (if any):  No

Participants Must Provide:  n/a


Please contact community@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.