We offer training in basic New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to businesses, community groups and individuals

"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.

If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” - Nelson Mandela

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What are the benefits of learning NZSL ?

Improving customer service & staff confidence

Increasing business clientele

Professional Development

Personal Development

Being inclusive of others

Learning a new skill

Bringing people together

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Our course can be split into 

15, 30 or 60 minute sessions

Or

Our new 2 day course

How long will it take to learn the basics ?

Only 5 hours tuition in total 

How does our programme compare to other

NZSL courses across New Zealand?

We offer:

  • Business Tailored Group Courses

(Designed for Professional​ Development for staff. Customised to each business - Venue, date and time determined by the business)

  • Individual Tailored Group Courses

(Designed for individuals or groups who want specific signs or phrases relating to their situation - Venue, date and time determined by the individual or group)

  • Individual Mixed Group Courses

(A generic group course for individuals wanting to learn in a mixed group setting - Venue, date and time organised by Sign Equity)

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Award Winning Sign Equity

The Access Alliance

Peoples Choice Awards

 

Sign Equity were winners in 2020

  • Best Social Inclusion

  • Supreme People's Choice Accessibility Award for Business

 

Please support the Access Alliance with #AccessMatters & #AccessLawNow ​

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"Every New Zealander should be able to fully participate in society, have the opportunity to learn, to get a job, and to take part in community and social life. Without government action to ensure all businesses, buildings, and services are accessible, one in four of us continue to be excluded from accessing or fully participating in parts of life that other Kiwis take for granted." -The Access Alliance

Click on the Access Matters logo to visit their website

and find our how you can support them.

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Sign Equity is a Certified Social Enterprise

What does this mean?

Social Enterprises are purpose-driven organisations that trade to deliver positive social, cultural and environmental impact. They are often profit-making businesses, but they reinvest profit in their purpose. A good way to think about them is that they have the ‘mind of a business and the heart of a charity’

                                                    - The Akina Foundation

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Explore our website for more information

and find out why we exist.

Businesses

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Community Groups

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Individuals

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Deaf Community

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