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Aboriginal Cultures offer students a chance to uncover the history and cultural landscape of Aboriginal Australia and study its impact in today's society.

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Statement of Attainment in Library, Information and Cultural Services

Course code: 166-52551V02

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to work effectively in a Library environment and includes: WHS, teamwork, computer skills and Library specific task knowledge.

Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

Course code: CUA20415

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

Course code: CUA30515

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a range of art and craft skills in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory art theory and cultural history. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

Course code: CUA40615

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context and produce work that shows a well-developed command of technique in their chosen art form. Practice at this level is underpinned by application of broad and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge and the ability to analyse and use information from a range of sources. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)

Course code: AVI20316

This qualification provides individuals with technical and non-technical aviation skills to operate effectively in a broad range of aviation security screening roles. Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement in structured and stable contexts within narrow parameters. This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as an Aviation Screening Officer as directed by the current Aviation Transport Security Regulations. People seeking certification should check these requirements with the relevant Australian Government department responsible for aviation transport security. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations. Occupations may include: * Aviation Screening Officer * Aviation Transport Protection Officer Passenger Screener * Aviation Transport Protection Officer Non-Passenger Screener.

Certificate II in Security Operations

Course code: CPP20212

This course is for people wanting to develop the knowledge and skills to work in the security industry as either static guards, crowd controllers, loss prevention officers or monitoring centre operators. On completion of this course you will be able to: - communicate effectively in the security industry - maintain workplace safety - work effectively in the security industry - respond to security risk situations - work as part of a team - provide security services to clients - provide first aid. Depending on electives chosen, you may develop competencies related to: giving evidence in court, contributing to investigative activities, protecting persons and valuables, loading and unloading, screening baggage people and vehicles, controlling access to/exit from premises, controlling traffic, patrolling premises, providing lost and found facility, operating basic security communications and reporting equipment. In order to work in the security industry you need to apply for a NSW Police Security Licence.

Statement of Attainment in Managing Arts Projects, Events and Community Engagement

Course code: 900-80233V01

This course introduces a practical approach to producing community based events and public programs. The learning process creates a constant interplay between the business of the arts, its stakeholders and engaged community, thus resulting in renewable cycles of creativity, trade and social exchange. Additionally you will learn about engaging diverse communities in ways that are participatory, empowering and inclusive. You will gain skills and knowledge to provide opportunities for community groups and individuals to participate and design cooperative arrangements for addressing common concerns, developing projects and sustaining existing community activities.

Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional and Community Practice

Course code: 10225NAT

The Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional and Community Practice is a course for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. It provides Aboriginal specific cultural literacy and competence by developing high level understanding of Aboriginal Cultures and Knowledge systems, complex socio/historical issues, and skills and knowledge for practical application in a workplace, community or academic context. This course is intended to provide learners with the following vocational and educational outcomes: - Articulation to higher Vocational Education & Training (VET) qualifications - Access to study at tertiary level - Enhanced employment opportunities in Aboriginal specific designated positions and service delivery to Aboriginal people - Strategies to reinforce cultural identity and knowledge, and service delivery in a community context.

Certificate IV in Guiding

Course code: SIT40216

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of specialist guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge to deliver tours. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors. Guides at this level usually conduct tours that involve multiple products, services and sites involving the management of tour logistics. They are employed or contracted by inbound tour operators, outbound tour wholesalers, local tour operators, or they may be owner-operators of small tourism or travel businesses. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment in Gallery/Museum Skills: Working with Collections

Course code: 158-57002V01

In this skill set you will gain the skills and knowledge required to assess the significance of objects in collections, you will also learn about handling and interpreting cultural material together with cataloguing collections for future access.

Certificate III in Guiding

Course code: SIT30316

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge to deliver tours. They work with some independence and under limited supervision using discretion and judgement to resolve problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors. Guides at this level usually work in particular areas or sites, including attractions, cultural and heritage sites, tourist precincts, marine and national parks, wineries, or on board day or extended cruise vessels. Possible job titles include: - cultural guide - heritage guide - historical guide - interpretive guide - museum guide - nature-based site guide - site guide - tour guide - walking guide - winery guide. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate IV in Education Support

Course code: CHC40213

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

TAFE Plus Statement in IATA Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Course code: 160-17363V01

This course will help participants and organizations understand the function, role and importance of developing and implementing a Safety Management System (SMS). Upon completing this course you will have the skills to: Understand the basic knowledge, techniques and skills needed to develop a Safety Management System and measure its performance Discover how an effective system can reduce costs Learn cost-effective resource planning See how safety risks are managed proactively Explore how to build a positive safety culture within your organization

TAFE Plus Statement in English for Travellers and Tourists

Course code: 160-25323V01

This course can be tailored for all levels from beginners to advanced. Classes will focus on effective communication in English with Australian people. Teachers use texts, audio/CD, DVD, local media and internet to improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. You may have the option of an excursion to a local attraction or place of cultural interest.

Certificate III in Tourism

Course code: SIT30116

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate tourism services. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in many tourism industry sectors and for a diversity of employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in office-based roles involving the planning and coordination of tourism services, or roles in the field where products are delivered. Possible job titles include: - adventure tourism guide - attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park - booking agent - cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery - customer service agent - guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre - inbound tour coordinator - marine tourism guide or dive tour operator - museum attendant - operations consultant for a tour operator - reservations sales agent - sales consultant - visitor information officer. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)

Course code: HE20501V02

The Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) is a three-year professional degree that prepares graduates for creative employment in the interior design industry in Australia and overseas. The course aims to develop highly creative design professionals, who can think critically, reflect on ideas, and progress a complex project from a theoretical concept though to detailed resolution, balancing the social, ethical, cultural, technical, business and environmental contexts in which a designer in the 21st Century operates. Graduates will be committed to professional excellence and equipped for lifelong learning. Students will learn how to generate innovative and original interior design concepts, explore the spatial, structural and material elements of built interior environments and develop a comprehensive understanding of factors governing the interaction between interior environments and the people who use them. They will learn how to visualise and present their unique interior design schemes using sophisticated computer modelling applications and translate them into resolved three-dimensional (3D) spaces using a range of sustainable materials, furnishings and processes. Alongside specialised subjects in interior design, students will study a range of core subjects covering theory and knowledge which is shared by other design disciplines. Through this multidisciplinary approach, students will develop their creative skills within a broader professional and commercial framework, reflecting the increasing convergence of design professions and the larger value chain within which designers operate. Students will gain an appreciation of broad cultural and historical contexts, learn about the cultural and economic importance of the design industry and explore emerging ideas in 21st century design. Target Audience School leavers and graduates of Certificate IV or higher level vocational programs in Design.

Certificate III in Auslan

Course code: 22077VIC

This course provides knowledge and skills for participants who require more extensive training in order to communicate with the Deaf at a higher level than offered by the Certificate II in Auslan. At this level, the course teaches participants how to give routine information in Auslan in a number of contexts, apply the principal characteristics of Auslan signs, and describe generally the cultural and historical trends and issues of the Deaf community. Successful completion of this course will enable graduates who come into contact with sign language users in their workplaces to expand their skills and enhance their employment opportunities in roles such as: - Teachers Aide - Child Care Worker - Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant - Community Worker - Case Manager - Case Worker - Youth Worker - Aged Care Worker - Integration Aide - Administration Officer/Receptionist - Nurse

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course code: CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children's wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes

Course code: 10226NAT

The course is intended to provide adults from a non-English speaking background with the English language skills and the socio-cultural knowledge needed to enhance their access to, and successful participation in, study at post-Year 12 level. Successful completion of this course will enhance access to and participation in study at post-Year 12 level by the development of academic literacy and by the development of proficiency in English which is described at Level 3+ on the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) scale. The ISLPR scale refers to this level as Basic 'Vocational' Proficiency Plus. The competencies will enable a person from a Language Background Other Than English (LBOTE) with this qualification to: - apply their knowledge of English to a wide variety of academic contexts and scenarios - apply their knowledge of western academic traditions to a wide variety of academic contexts and scenarios - take responsibility for their own progress with minimal support. Successful completion of this course provides proof of proficiency in English to be considered for a place at many Australian universities.

Certificate III in Education Support

Course code: CHC30213

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course code: MST20616

This qualification provides an introductory overview of skills applied in the fashion industry. It includes skills used in the design and production of garments and millinery, as well as in the development of unique fashion and textile designs used in Indigenous Australian culture. The qualification is designed to apply in a highly supervised context, such as VET in Schools, or other equivalent introduction to fashion industry environments. There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Certificate III in Aquaculture

Course code: SFI30111

This qualification specifies the competencies relevant to an individual working in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry in the capacity of a skilled worker or leading hand. The qualification will have application for people working: for companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations in hatcheries and nurseries in live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters in pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals on aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations. Job roles An individual operating at this level will have a broad range of well-developed skills and the ability to adapt and transfer skills to new activities. That person will have some responsibility for decision making and may coordinate some team activities. Their duties may include: installing or constructing stock culture or holding structures and other allied structures maintaining the culture or holding environment by: treating and disposing of effluent and wastes monitoring environmental conditions maintaining water quality overseeing stock-related activities, such as: feeding, handling, harvesting and controlling predators, pests and diseases responsibility for: operating high technology water treatment components implementing emergency procedures implementing occupational health and safety policies and guidelines. Duties may vary between aquaculture and aquatic holding enterprises. Job role titles may include: autonomous farm attendant junior technician leading hand senior shop hand shift or team leader supervisor work foreman.

Diploma of Event Management

Course code: SIT50316

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of event-related skills and sound knowledge of event management processes to coordinate event operations. They operate independently and make operational event management decisions. Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Possible job titles include: conference coordinator event or exhibition coordinator event or exhibition planner event sales coordinator function coordinator in-house meetings coordinator meetings coordinator staging coordinator venue coordinator. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Advanced Diploma of Event Management

Course code: SIT60216

This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a wide range of specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of event management processes to conceive, plan and stage events. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business and event management decisions. Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged, or a combination of both. Possible job titles include: conference manager event director event producer event or exhibition manager functions manager in-house meetings manager meetings manager project manager venue manager. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate II in Auslan

Course code: 22075VIC

This course provides knowledge and skills for participants who require introductory training in order to communicate with other Deaf people, or hearing people who need to communicate with Deaf family or workplace colleagues. At this level, the course teaches participants how to give simple information in Auslan in a number of contexts, apply major principles of learning Auslan as a second language and demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural and historical knowledge of the Deaf community. Successful completion of this course will enable graduates who come into contact with sign language users in their workplaces to expand their skills and enhance their employment opportunities in roles such as: - Teachers Aide - Child Care Worker - Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant - Community Worker - Case Manager - Case Worker - Youth Worker - Aged Care Worker - Integration Aide - Administration Officer/Receptionist - Nurse

Certificate III in Events

Course code: SIT30516

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Possible job titles include: conference assistant event or exhibition administrative assistant event or exhibition assistant event or exhibition operations assistant functions assistant in-house meetings assistant junior event or exhibition coordinator logistics assistant meetings assistant venue assistant. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate II in Tourism

Course code: SIT20116

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of tourism operational skills and basic industry knowledge. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. This qualification provides a pathway to work in many tourism and travel industry sectors and for a diverse range of employers including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism and travel products and services takes place, in the field where products are delivered, or a combination of both. Possible job titles include: - documentation clerk for a tour wholesaler or travel agency - museum attendant - office assistant for a tour operator - receptionist and office assistant for a professional conference organiser or event management business - receptionist and office assistant in a travel agency - retail sales assistant in an attraction - ride attendant in an attraction. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Diploma of Nursing

Course code: HLT54115

This course provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse under the supervision of the registered nurse in a variety of settings including acute, aged care, community, rehabilitation and mental health. It will provide the theoretical and practical skills to: - relate the concepts of the person, environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing - participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist the individual to meet their needs - practise in a safe and culturally competent manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of individuals - practice within the nursing professional standards, codes of practice and state legislation - develop, monitor and maintain a holistic plan of care in collaboration with the RN, multidisciplinary team - demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills in a variety of healthcare settings - participate in professional development of self - practise within safety standards and quality improvement guidelines - engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyse and apply evidence based practice to nursing care To complete the Diploma of Nursing students are required to successfully complete all units and complete a minimum of 400hrs of unpaid professional experience to meet the assessment requirements of the units. On completion of HLT54115 qualification students are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (http://www.ahpra.gov.au). ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are enrolling in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for at least 2 minutes on the floor. If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

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Why study an Aboriginal cultural course?

Courses in Aboriginal cultures can lead to a number of job opportunities from a number of industries. Qualifications in Aboriginal cultures can lead to a job as a welfare, recreation and community arts worker, Aboriginal arts practitioner or administrator, government policy officer, community development worker or an Aboriginal sites officer. The average weekly salary for a welfare, recreation and community arts worker is $1,203.

Whether you're just starting out learning about the rich history in Aboriginal Cultures, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the Aboriginal Cultures area include Conservation and Land Management, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts, Human Rights, Aboriginal Language/s and Aboriginal Sites Work.