Cultural Awareness

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Learn a broader awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and gain an understanding of what it means to be an Aboriginal today in Australia.

Discover First Nation Peoples knowledge of Land, Sea, Water and Spiritual connection to the land of Bundjalung Country. Acknowledge the traditional owners, past and present ancestors and elders of Aboriginal culture. Topics covered include: European Colonisation, Aboriginal & Torres Strait People history, policies, intergenerational impact and stolen generation trauma.

This course is delivered through North Coast Community College’s Aboriginal Engagement Project Officer, Rachel Roberts; an inspiring Bundjalung community member. Rachel believes in strong advocacy and the importance of identity and education awareness in the Northern Rivers. Join us on this journey!

Those students enrolling under the ACE Program will gain units of competency FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work.


9.00am – 3.30pm | Fee: $150 | Ace Program Fee: Fully subsidised.


Term 3 2019:

Yamba:  Wednesday 28 August

Ballina: Wednesday 25 September


Term 4 2019:

Alstonville: Wednesday 30 October

Yamba: Wednesday 27 November

Ballina: Wednesday 18 December.


*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. These courses are assessed against units of competency. (*For eligible students)