Certificate II in Aboriginal Language/s

Certificate II   NRT
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    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

    This course helps you proceed to further training in Aboriginal Language/s and,
    depending on elective units undertaken, to further training in diverse areas.


    When you successfully complete this course you may be eligible to enrol in the
    Certificate III in Aboriginal Language/s.

    Expected Outcomes

    This course is intended to provide participants with the following general
    education outcomes:

    - routine speaking and listening skills in Aboriginal Language/s
    - routine reading and writing skills in Aboriginal Language/s
    - Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Protocols relevant to the use of Language/s

    Graduates of this course will demonstrate Cultural knowledge, routine spoken and
    written Language skills in familiar and some unfamiliar educational, workplace
    or community settings, with limited access to support in the form of advice and
    modelling. This will enhance their access to and successful participation in
    community, further study and employment in which routine speaking, listening,
    listening, reading and writing skills in Aboriginal Language/s are desirable.

    The AEET Framework units of competency in this qualification are generally
    aligned to Levels 2 and 3 of the Australian Core skills Framework (ACSF). Refer
    to individual units of competency for ACSF alignments.

    Entry requirements

    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
    Aboriginal community.

    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

    Eora Centre
    Part Time Evening
    Course type:
    Course start:
    Wed 14 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    13 Weeks
    3 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    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.

    Indicative timetable:

    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.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    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

    Fee information:


    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.


    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


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    NSWTLNG246Apply local Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge through the use and demonstration of Aboriginal Language/s20
    NSWTCOM209Conduct a simple project25
    NSWTCOM202Document and communicate personal and community stories40
    NSWTABL201Investigate Aboriginal issues30
    NSWTLNG248Listen and respond to routine spoken Aboriginal Language/s20
    NSWTLNG247Produce and participate in routine spoken Aboriginal Language/s texts20
    NSWTLNG249Read and write routine texts in Aboriginal Language/s30
    NSWTLRN207Use basic e-learning technology40



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