91541NSW Diploma of Applied Aboriginal Studies

The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to  work with Indigenous people and organisations. The course includes, but is not limited to, analysis and understanding of identity, kinship and belonging to land, self-determination and social justice.

Course Description

91541NSW Diploma of Applied Aboriginal Studies

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What is this course?

The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to  work with Indigenous people and organisations. The course includes, but is not limited to, analysis and understanding of identity, kinship and belonging to land, self-determination and social justice.

Who is this course suited to?

Prospective students should apply if they wish to enter a range of positions within Aboriginal communities and organisations as well as government and non-government agencies engaged in work with Aboriginal  peoples. Relevant positions include field workers, consultants, advocates, negotiators and educators.

Course Delivery

Tranby programs are delivered over a series of face-to-face training sessions (‘blocks’) of five days’ duration (Monday to Friday). Blocks are usually held 5 to 8 weeks apart, with a total of between 5 and 8 blocks, depending on the program. Delivery programs vary, to meet the needs of individual class groups whether it be Block release or on location weekly classes. Program duration will vary accordingly.

Students are also required to spend at least 15 hours per week between blocks undertaking research, reading and assessment activities.

Assessments must be submitted prior to the subsequent block.

Recognition of prior learning may be granted on an individual basis. The Diploma is delivered by block  release study periods over two years. The course meets the requirements for Abstudy.

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