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Course Overview

Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus

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Course Duration:
9 months
Commencing in:
  • 2024

No upcoming intakes for this course this year.
Please enquire for more information or to express your interest in this course.

About this course

Do you want to learn about your culture while developing employment and study skills? Well, this may be the course for you.
Explore your aboriginality, culture and community and develop your personal strengths and connections including language, literacy and numeracy skills.

The course will enable the development of personal connections with community and provide the opportunity to develop vocational skills to pathway into further training or employment. Use of technology and self-directed research is part of the program.
You will develop knowledge of the Indigenous arts industry with a focus on own culture while learning study and art skills, mentoring and how to work as part of a team on community projects.

Career Opportunities

Industry skills training options at entry level (Cert II) Further skills development re Job seeking, career planning and work skills Pathways include pre-employment training, further study.

Opportunities for Further Study

Certificate III Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt or other Certificate II or III Courses offered .

Skills or Knowledge gained

Student will learn following skills
- Study skills
- Mentoring
- Working on community projects
- Art skills

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

Recommended entry Requirements:

Students undertaking this qualification are preferably of indigenous heritage, however not mandatory.
Some units however only apply to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander learners and may require the support of Elders, community members or family members.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2024

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt community, connection and pathways.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Further Information - 2024


Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $421.80 $2,109.00 $6,271.50
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Total $521.80 $2,209.00 $6,371.50
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Sample course units

BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
CUADES201 Follow a design process
CUAPAI211 Develop painting skills
CUAPRI211 Develop printmaking skills
VU23230 Develop study skills
VU23233 Participate in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander events of significance
VU23237 Investigate language acquisition
VU23239 Complete a basic community project with support
VU23247 Develop a learning pathway
VU23248 Work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members to develop mentoring skills
VU23250 Investigate the influence of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander history
VU23251 Support others to complete a small scale community project
VU23253 Investigate and present on features of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.