Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional and Community Practice

 
Qualification:
Diploma   NRT
Course no:
10225NAT-01V01
National code:
10225NAT
Start date:
Mon 12 Feb 2018
 –   Eora Centre
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    Course description and aims

    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.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Graduates completing the Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional and
    Community Practice might seek positions where they are required to demonstrate
    Aboriginal cultural literacy and competence in the workplace.

    Expected Outcomes

    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.

    Entry requirements

    Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent skills and knowledge.

    Enrol at any location

    Eora Centre
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 12 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    16 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    24 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $5120
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $5750
    Code:
    10225NAT-01V01-18EOR-001
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Please attend the compulsory information and orientation session on Wednesday 6th December 2017 or Wednesday 31st January 2018, at 10.00am at Eora College, Gound floor, 333 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale NSW 2008.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 24 hours of class a week for 16 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Thursday 9am - 12:00noon & 12:30pm-3:30pm.

    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

    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

    Fee information:

    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

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    HLTAHW044Advocate on behalf of the community30
    NSWTABL509Analyse aspects of Aboriginal Cultures50
    NSWTABL510Analyse Human Rights in an Aboriginal context50
    NSWTLRN501AApply academic research techniques6
    NSWTABL511Apply an Aboriginal context to issues in contemporary Australian society50
    NSWTETH403AApply ethical practice in study10
    NSWTABL512Assess the impacts of invasion on Aboriginal Cultures50
    NSWTACE402ADemonstrate protocols and processes to collaborate in partnerships with Aboriginal peoples15
    NSWTACE401ADevelop and apply an understanding of Aboriginal cultures to improve service & program outcomes20
    NSWTTCH501AEvaluate and respond to texts in digital and online contexts40
    NSWTABL402Research Aboriginal and Western knowledge systems40
    FSKWTG11Write highly complex workplace texts20

     

     

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