Study two units that will launch your career in mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People and Communities. Make a difference in people’s lives. Empower them with the confidence to make their own choices and achieve their own goals.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop your knowledge of identity for mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
Engage in role-plays to prepare to mentor Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
Provide mentoring to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People through individual and group settings
Access support networks as a mentor of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
Support young people in their desired goals and individual needs, including education and employment
Research and promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
A sound understanding of the cultural protocols of the local Aboriginal communities
Confidence to mentor Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
The ability to use your experience in the mentoring role
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A teacher will contact you before you start to make sure this is the right course for you.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Sufficient maturity, and work or life experience to enable you to mentor Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People
Undertaken cultural awareness training, such as having completed the Course in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Education (course code 11044NAT), before enrolling, if you are a non-Aboriginal learner
A desire to make a difference in your community
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander mentor Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander teacher Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander tutor Identified team leader roles with the Certificate III in Mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People (2 units) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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The Statement of Attainment in Mentoring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People (2 units) does not have any related courses.
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