Newlanguage teaching course at Pilbara TAFE PDF Print E-mail

The Certificate IV Australian Languages and Cultural Heritage aims to provide formal recognition of Australian languages while developing national standards for Australian language proficiency, linguistics, traditional knowledge and the cultural knowledge of Australia's first peoples.The course also aims to raise the profile of Australian languages and Aboriginal people's traditional knowledge of cultural heritage issues.The course is aimed at vocational education coursework students, but graduate coursework students are welcome to enrol if they think they will benefit.

There are a number of accommodation options available for clients.The possibility of online delivery is also being examined. Application forms for accommodation and fee structures are available from Client Services -TAFEWA Pilbara South Hedland Campus.

If you would like any more information on this course or others such as the Certificate III being offered by the Pilbara TAFE please get in touch with:

Language Programs PMB I South Hedland 6722 Western Australia
Ph: 08 9158 5600
FAX: 08 91585639

The core units cover the following

Demonstrate proficiency of speaking skills (Australian language) level 3 and 4.

Demonstrate proficiency of listening skills (Australian language) level 3 and 4.

Determine the state of health of traditional languages in a regional area of Australia

Provide or elicit language for use in language learning.

Develop resources to promote traditional Australian cultural property protection.

Produce digital medial of local oral histories.

Prepare an inventory of personal cultural collections.

Develop a dream time storyboard.

Develop small exhibitions.

Maintain first aid equipment and resources.

The list of elective units is even more extensive and includes the following in a range of exciting and challenging options.

Demonstrate proficiency of reading skills (Australian language) levels 3 and 4.

Demonstrate proficiency of writing skills (Australian language) levels 3 and 4.

Determine and publish information on the orthography of an Australian language.

Present information on the major language of the world.

Maintain a database of Indigenous place names.

Maintain a database of Australian fauna.

Maintain a database of Australian flora.

Record genealogies.

Capture personal cultural collection using digital technology.

Prepare and present an exhibition on oral histories.

Provide and collate information on plants and their traditional uses.

Elicit language for use in simple linguistic analysis.

Transcribe texts in an Australian language.

Create big books in an Australian language.

Create a leaflet on an Australian language.

Develop a resource kit for an Australian language.

Record and label traditional songs using digital technology.

Transferes corded data using digital technology.

Catalogue and classify materials.

Use desktop applications to produce documents.

Demonstrate competent use of shoebox application.

Develop, implement and evaluate oral programs for Australian languages.

Develop implement and evaluate literacy program for Australian languages.

Para phrase English texts.

Develop translated texts in Australian Languages.

Translate and publish no"-fictional texts from English in to an Australian language.

Conduct research on the traditional societies in a regional area of Australia prior to non Indigenous occupation.

Describe the impact of cross cultural contact on traditional societies in a regional area of Australia.

Develop and implement policies and procedures to accommodate linguistic and cultural diversity in the workplace.

Operate a Four Wheel Drive.