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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.

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:

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

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.

Typical timetable

  • Orientation -  9:30am - 12:00pm, Thursday 17 October 2019
  • Followed by 2 weeks work experience placement in an Aboriginal kindy (non-assessed) -  8:30am - 3:00pm, Tuesdays - Thursdays
  • Then classes run for 3 weeks -  9:30am – 2:30pm, Tuesdays - Thursdays
  • Followed by a one week practicum in a childcare centre - 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
Further study

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

How to apply

To register your interest please click apply now.


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Leederville - On Campus Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set


Fees and charges


When Semester 1, 2020
Where Leederville
How On campus
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Page last updated September 24, 2019