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9 months
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Course Overview

Explore your Aboriginality, culture and community while you learn crucial skills in leadership and planning. A Certificate III in Mumgu-Dhal Tyama-Tiyt will help you develop your personal strengths and connections while improving your language literacy and numeracy. You will develop a career plan, document a portfolio and present information on your Indigenous culture.

This qualification is a flexible stepping stone to get you where you need to be as you complete work-related tasks. Choose electives from industry-specific training courses including hairdressing, health, community services, art and conservation, and land management. Harness your strengths while you study.


Bairnsdale: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am-3.00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Mumgu- Dhal tyama-tiyt.

Career Opportunities

Employment outcomes in industry where specific accreditation is required.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Any industry Certificate III or IV
  • Employment within the indigenous community

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Attend interview
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

Recommended entry requirements

  • Literacy Numeracy level 3

Covid–19 Vaccination
All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with TAFE Gippsland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Exceptions apply for valid medical reasons and students studying secondary school subjects.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
CUASCU201 Develop sculptural skills
CUADRA201 Develop drawing skills
RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plan
CUAPAI201 Develop painting skills
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
VU22022 Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
CUAPRI201 Develop printmaking skills
CUAPPR304 Participate In Collaborative Creative Projects
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
VU22096 Participate in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander events of significance
VU22100 Investigate language acquisition
VU22120 Plan for career and learning
VU22121 Investigate government structures and decision-making processes
SITTGDE007 Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures
VU22093 Develop study skills
VU22119 Develop leadership skills as a member of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community


Practical Experiences, reports,journals, projects, case studies