Public Interest Careers Guide - Indigenous Cultural Awareness Training
The Koori Heritage Trust runs one-day and half-day training sessions. When they have corporate bookings, they can arrange for one or two individuals to also attend. Contact (03) 8622 2600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Kangan Institute's Indigenous Education Centre (IEC) delivers Indigenous Cultural Competence Training to individuals bi-monthly Courses are of either 7 hours or 30 hours duration. The purpose of the training program is to provide attendees with an introduction to Indigenous culture so there is an improved understanding of Indigenous clients.
The 30-hour course is an accredited Indigenous History Unit and upon successful completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Attainment
Kangan Institute's ICAT program is designed to provide participants with a practical understanding required for successfully working with the Victorian Indigenous Community. It also builds awareness of indigenous issues and aims to eradicate apprehension or misconception about indigenous people.The program is tailored to not only provide a historical perspective but to also provide learning which can be applied in everyday situations.
The IEC being an Indigenous Academic Unit has tremendously skilled Indigenous staff members who have both university qualifications and strong links to the Indigenous culture and community in metropolitan and regional areas of Victoria and abroad. KI Indigenous education staff are highly qualified with not only discipline specific vocational areas but with inherent cultural understanding.
In regards to individuals and small groups we do offer sessions that cater for them. This will be an ongoing offer every 2 months and it is a half-day training that is usually 9.30 till 12.00 and costs $205 per participant.
For more information, contact 9279 2354 or visit the Kangan Institute's website