Diploma of Indigenous Employment

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

The Diploma of Indigenous Employment provides an opportunity for students to engage with concepts and professional practices that develop an increased understanding of the factors surrounding Indigenous people's engagement in employment (particularly in the public sector workforce). Graduates of this course develop specific skills related to Indigenous people's engagement in a public sector work environment, retention, workplace support and development. Issues that surround the contexts of Indigenous people's participation in employment are addressed in ways that respect people's cultures, worldviews and socioeconomic status.

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher; or Certificate IV or above; or STAT score of 135 or greater; or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma; or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.

Structure:

The course requires the successful completion of 80 credit points of study. Common and Core units provide an orientation and foundation in Indigenous employment and related issues that allows students to develop specialised knowledge in this field. Ten credit points of Specialist Electives allows students some diversity in their studies to explore an area of specific interest.

Subjects you can Study:

Indigenous communities; Government agencies; Public sector; Employment

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 2 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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