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11036NAT

Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People

First Nations Pathways to Policing Program

Set yourself on the path to a career in law enforcement and gain essential workplace skills and a deeper understanding of your cultural identify.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Cairns Start date: 17 Apr 2023 Duration: 24 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$300
Subsidised
$300
Full Fee
$7,000
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Course overview

Set yourself on the path to a career in law enforcement with this entry-level course. Develop essential workplace skills, gain a deeper understanding of your cultural identify, and receive assistance with the job application process.

This pathway program will help you improve your language, learning, team participation and digital literacy skills. Participants will gain communication skills, strategies to resolve conflict, and an understanding of workplace protocols and ethical practice. The course also includes strategies to help you assert your own Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity in the workplace.

Successful completion of this course will prepare you for roles in the Queensland Police Force, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, and other law enforcement agencies. Students will receive support with their applications to these agencies as part of the program.

What can I do?

  • Queensland Police Force
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Border Force Officer
  • Other law enforcement agencies

Course outcome:

11036NAT Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People

Police Academy excursion

Get a front-row seat to life as a police recruit with a tour of the Townsville Police Academy. This excursion is included as part of the course will give you an opportunity to check out their state-of-the-art training facilities and meet with different teams from Queensland Police.

Reconciliation Action Plan

TAFE Queensland is committed to closing the gap to ensure our first Australians are afforded the same opportunities for learning and prosperity that everyone enjoys in Australia. Our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) outlines our plan to embed new strategies that promote our commitment to reconciliation across the business.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 10 elective units from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • FSKWTG010
    Write complex workplace texts
    UNIT CODE :
    FSKWTG010
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write complex workplace texts, which may be in printed or digital formats, such as reports, technical or design briefs, induction manuals, standard operating procedures and instruction manuals.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Write complex workplace texts

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT11036001
    Research Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT11036001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Research Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT11036002
    Develop conflict resolution skills as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT11036002
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop conflict resolution skills as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT11036003
    Respond to racist behaviour towards Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT11036003
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Respond to racist behaviour towards Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT11036004
    Examine routine workplace practices from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander perspective
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT11036004
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Examine routine workplace practices from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander perspective

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
17 Apr 2023
24 weeks
Full time 4 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $300
  • Subsidised: $300
  • Full fee: $7,000

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Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People (11036NAT)

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Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People

COURSE CODE: 11036NAT
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Selection criteria

Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, and to self‐identify and be accepted or known by your community. (Proof of Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander may be requested). Have no serious prior criminal history or serious driving offences. (All applicants must give approval for a basic Police screening to be conducted). Be a minimum age of 17 years 10 months at commencement of the course. Have or be able to obtain a Queensland Driver’s Licence.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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