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Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set

State ID: EAB29

An exciting start to a rewarding career

The Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set is a unique set of three units designed to give Aboriginal students an exciting start toward a career in early childhood.

The course is delivered by a lecturer with knowledge in Aboriginal culture and learning styles and is supported by an Aboriginal mentor. It is based on the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework and aims to provide a culturally safe learning environment.

Non-Aboriginal students can apply through interview.

View the course flyer for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Ability to work with families of young children in early childhood settings
  • Provide culturally safe learning and care environments for young children
  • Work with culturally diverse people in the education and care environment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enthusiasm about working with young children
  • Sound English language skills including reading and writing
Half price*

lfls-logo-100x40.pngThe following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding: 
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

Skill sets

This skill set is related to the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Important information

Further study

How to apply

Important information

This course includes a non-assessed work experience placement in an Aboriginal kindy and a practicum in a childcare centre.

You will need to obtain a Working with Children Check card.

Next course
Term 4, 2020

    Further study

    North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

    How to apply

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    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
    This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

    Semester 2, 2020

    Leederville - On Campus Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set


    Fees and charges


    When Semester 2, 2020
    Where Leederville
    How On campus
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    Course enquiry

    Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Page last updated July 10, 2020