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Courses for Aboriginal people

These flexible programs that are designed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people find the right career. Courses in this sector are formulated to give you the tools, practical skills and background knowledge you need to prepare for employment or progress further in an existing career.

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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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education - Early Childhood

Course code: 900-HE20510_AT

This short course is for people working in the early childhood education and care sector who wish to develop an understanding of government, policy and social justice isses impacting Aboriginal populations and the implications for early childhood education.

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/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

Course code: HLT30113

This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working at the entry level of primary health care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. Certificate III may be regarded by many jurisdictions as the minimum level for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health work. In some jurisdictions, however, individuals may start at Certificate II level and, when ready, progress to Certificate III. The qualification structure for Certificate III supports both these options. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways. 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.

Statement of Attainment Hearing Health for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders

Course code: 357-R3041V01

This one-week course (5 days) will teach participants how to screen the hearing of both adults and school-aged children, including taking appropriate infection control measures. Participants will also learn how to measure noise, make recommendations to manage noise risk and write a report outlining results and recommendations. Students who complete this course successfully will complete all requirements for the units HLTAUD002 Conduct play audiometry, HLTAUD003 Assess and respond to occupational noise risk and HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

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 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.

Statement of Attainment in Introduction to ATSI Primary Health Care

Course code: 900-80278V01

This course will give you an introduction to some of the core skills and knowledge required for entry level to work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care.

Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways

Course code: 10586NAT

This course is designed for Aboriginal people who require the skills and knowledge for further education and training. This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes: - language, learning, team participation and digital literacy skills to undertake further study - strategies to assert own Aboriginal identity - inclusive communication skills and strategies to resolve conflict - an understanding of workplace protocols and ethical practice - career preparation for the NSW Police Force or other service organisations

Certificate IV in Business (Governance)

Course code: BSB41915

This qualification is suitable for individuals working as board members, contact officers and senior staff within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. It also applies to public servants working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boards of governance. In these roles, individuals bring a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience to the workplace with an acute awareness that they operate in two worlds. They have cultural obligations to their community as well as legal and financial obligations to the wider community and funding bodies. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment in Preparation for Hospitality and Exhibitions

Course code: SG00005061

what you can be Kick start your extraordinary journey and be job ready for a fulfilling role within the Events and Exhibitions Industry with the International Convention Centre Sydney. This intensive and exciting 4-week program supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to gain the skills needed to continue to work in this dynamic and diverse sector.

TAFE Plus Statement in Volunteer Literacy Tutor Training

Course code: 160-17135V01

This is an online course covering all aspects of becoming a Volunteer Literacy Tutor including:- Legal and ethical requirements, Mentoring skills, Self-assessment for Literacy Tutoring, information about reading, writing and strategies to work with adults, children, speakers of languages other than English and members of local Aboriginal communities. It includes a resource and Compulsory activities.

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Course code: 10727NAT

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes: 10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE), English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework. It is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English and who may have had minimal exposure to the language. It provides English language learning for EAL learners, primarily targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a limited range of contexts. Other groups who benefit from this course include international students, long-term migrants and Aboriginal students. The certificate includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills. This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes: • learning skills to enter formal learning environments • English language proficiency at the equivalence of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 1+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 4 or Common European Framework (CEFR) A2+ • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 1 indicators.

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What job opportunities could courses for Aboriginal people lead to?

Courses for Aboriginal people can lead to a number of job opportunities from a number of industries. Courses for Aboriginal people can lead to various jobs, such as a builder, plumber, NSW policeman or carpenter. The average weekly salary for a building and plumbing labourer is $1,200.

Whether you're just starting out in your career, 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 for Aboriginal people include Aged Care, Policing, Construction, Education and Community Services.