Certificate I 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 very limited skills in Aboriginal
language/s and who are seeking to increase their language proficiency.
You will develop basic speaking and listening 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 language/s.
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:
- visual arts, crafts and design
- information and communications technology.
When you successfully complete this course you may be eligible to enrol in the
Certificate II in Aboriginal Language/s.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
The qualification is designed for Aboriginal people. 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 indiependant, community-based Aboriginal education and training
advisory body 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.
Enrol at any location
COMPULSORY INFORMATION SESSION
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Monday 18 January 10:00-4:00pm at Eora College, 333 Abercrombie St Chippendale 2008.
You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of class a week for 13 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. You will also attend two five-hour field trips.
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
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|
|NSWTTCH102||Apply skills to use emerging technology||20|
|NSWTSUS115||Investigate environmentally sustainable practices in a range of contexts||10|
|NSWTLNG123||Listen and respond to basic spoken Aboriginal Language/s||20|
|NSWTLRN107||Participate in the learning environment||20|
|NSWTPLG103||Plan a short project||20|
|NSWTLNG122||Produce and participate in basic spoken Aboriginal Language/s texts||20|