Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set

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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.

  • 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

I have the following attributes:

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

This course includes practical experience in an early childhood centre.

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

You'll attend classes two days per week for one term

Term 2 course commences 21 April

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

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

$218.20 ($178.20 tuition, $40 resource) $92.80 ($52.80 tuition, $40 resource)

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 1, 2021

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Duration 9 Weeks
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Leederville
How On Campus Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set

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