Certificate II in Aboriginal Language/s
Aboriginal Language/s course details
Course description and aims
This course is for Aboriginal people (or non-Aboriginal people, subject to local
Aboriginal community approval) who have basic skills in Aboriginal Language/s
and who are seeking to increase their Language proficiency.
You will develop routine speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in
Aboriginal Language/s. You will also learn about local Cultural Knowledge and
Protocols relevant to the use of Language. These skills and knowledge will help
you to participate in your community, progress in your job or do further study,
and will assist in the reclamation, revitalisation and maintenance of Aboriginal
This course helps you proceed to further training in Aboriginal Language/s and,
depending on elective units undertaken, to further training in
- Agriculture, Horticulture and conservation and Land Management
- Business Services
- Screen and Media
- Visual Arts, Craft and Design
- Information and communications Technology
The course can also lead into employment in the education sector for Aboriginal
people and into employment working with Aboriginal communities to strengthen
relationships and strive for community capacity building and sustainable
Course outcomes and careers
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
The qualification is designed for Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal peoples are of
Aboriginal descent, identify as Aboriginal and are accepted as such by the local
Entry for non-Aboriginal people is subject to local Aboriginal community
The local Aboriginal community consists of, but is not limited to the local NSW
Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG), Local Aboriginal Elders Groups,
Resettlement Aboriginal Communities, Local Aboriginal Land Councils and
Aboriginal Youth Groups.
The leading indepedent, community-based Aboriginal education and training
advisory is the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG Inc.)
and the key partner in all matters relating to Aboriginal education and
Applicants should have English communication, reading and writing skills to
demonstrate competency, and knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Cultures
and diverse Language groups. Applicants should also have routine Aboriginal
Language skills equivalent to the Certificate II in Aboriginal Language/s.
Enrol at any location
Attend the following compulsory information and orientation session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
During one of these sessions you will finalise your enrolment.
Contact the college for exact room location.
Wednesday 6 December 2017 or Wednesday 31 January 2018 at 10:00am at Eora College, 333 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale 2008.
You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of class a week for 13 weeks, plus two additional 5 hour field trips. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|NSWTLNG246||Apply local Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge through the use and demonstration of Aboriginal Language/s||20|
|NSWTCOM209||Conduct a simple project||25|
|NSWTCOM202||Document and communicate personal and community stories||40|
|NSWTABL201||Investigate Aboriginal issues||30|
|NSWTLNG248||Listen and respond to routine spoken Aboriginal Language/s||20|
|NSWTLNG247||Produce and participate in routine spoken Aboriginal Language/s texts||20|
|NSWTLNG249||Read and write routine texts in Aboriginal Language/s||30|
|NSWTLRN207||Use basic e-learning technology||40|