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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education - Early Childhood

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-HE20510_AT-20NIR-104

Location – Nirimba

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

17 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



12 Weeks

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This short course will require students to undertake an in-depth analysis of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia, specifically early years education. Students will examine Australian histories and make connections between government policy and current Indigenous issues. Students will develop a focus on reconciliation and explore strategies for future improvement in social justice and equity in Australia. The course will be delivered over 12 weeks requiring attendance at lectures and tutorials as well as private study to meet course outcomes. Students who complete this short course will be eligible for advanced standing if they choose to continue their studies and enrol in the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5).

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section

To enrol in this short course you should be working, or planning to work, in an early childhood education and care setting.

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Orientation day will provide further information about Micrcredentials on Monday, 10 February 2020 at 9 am.

You can find further course information including an outline of the course structure, subject objectives and assessment requirements at:

For further information about this course, and to find out how to apply, contact the course coordinator on (02) 9208 7444 or send an email to

This course is also available at Shellharbour, Glendale and Randwick.

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You will be required to attend 4 hours of classes each week for 12 weeks (subject to change)

Tuition fees must be paid prior to attending the first class. In addition to the tuition fees, there may be additonal resource and/ or field trip fees to undertake this training.


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Elective Units
Number Title
ECCWC401A_Z Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Eastern Road, Quakers Hill
Phone 131 601

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