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22447VIC Certificate I in Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt~

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Next intake February 2023
LocationsGeelong City Campus
DurationFull-time: 6 months

Course description

This course will enable you to strengthen your personal connections and explore Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture and community. You'll learn to develop language, literacy and numeracy skills and confidence to engage more broadly with society.

Take advantage of Job Trainer! Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

~ This course is in transition.

The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Possible career outcomes

  • Pathway to 22448VIC Certificate II in Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt

Applications & attendance

How to apply

  1. Follow our instructions for how to apply for a course.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

2023 February
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 1 Feb 2023 
Class DayStart: 14 Feb 2023
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10am-3pm
Full-time: 6 months  Apply  


Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be 15 years or over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be 15 years or over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

Core Units Code Hours
Apply personal health and wellbeing strategies VU22092 10
Develop a personal learning plan VU22090 35
Develop study skills VU22093 10
Explore your story VU22094 35
Investigate language acquisition VU22100 30
Participate in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander events of significance VU22096 20
Profile an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person or community organisation VU22095 20
Read and write simple information VU22097 25
Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols VU22099 10
Recognise and use basic mathematical symbols and processes VU22098 20
Work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members VU22091 35
Elective Units Code Hours
Complete a basic community project with support VU22102 60
Contribute to health and safety of self and others BSBWHS201 20
Investigate driving and owning a car VU21351 20
Operate a personal computer BSBITU101 20
Prepare For Employment VU21664 30
Prepare simple budgets VU22104 10
Use recipes to prepare food VU22106 10


Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on work    
  • Written assignments    
  • Team projects    
  • On country activities
  • Communicating with a mentor

This course is eligible for Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.00 per hour 420 AUD $0.00 AUD $3,625.00
Standard Tuition AUD $0.00 per hour 420 AUD $0.00 AUD $3,625.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $0.00 per hour 420 AUD $0.00


All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees ONLY.
The current years maximum VET Student Loan Course Cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Follow the link to find more information about pathways, or contact Customer Service.

Date published: 17/01/2023 12:00:17 PM