About this course

This course will flow from block to block covering the key areas in developing mentoring / coaching strategies and frameworks to implementing mentoring programs and relationships, to reviewing and providing feedback on the outcomes of mentoring / coaching activities.

On top of the accredited training, students will also learn leadership theories and tools to assist them in the area of mentoring and coaching as well as Indigenous history and cultural knowledge to assist those mentoring / coaching Indigenous peoples.

The target participants for this instance of course delivery are:

  • Indigenous leaders in the community who would like to mentor and develop others
  • Indigenous professionals who like mentor and assist other junior members of the workforce
  • Non-Indigenous professionals who supervise Indigenous staff or would like to contribute to the growth and development of Indigenous staff through mentoring

Delivery of this Course

The course will be delivered in three blocks of five days face-to-face. In between blocks students will be expected to complete certain tasks and readings. Students will be given an opportunity on course to learn the theory related to the Units of Competency, from which they will then be expected to put this knowledge and related skills into practice.

Each face-to-face block will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to complete their relevant assessment tasks.

Units of Competency

LWADEV401A(c)    Manage own professional development
LWAWOR401A(c)    Examine workplace ethics
LWAMEN401A(c)    Explore mentoring principles
LWAMEN402A(c)    Mentor others
BSBLDR401(c)    Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBWHS401 (e)    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBLED805 (e)    Plan and implement a mentoring program
PSPGEN048 (e)   Support workplace coaching and mentoring

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into 52276WA Certificate IV in Leadership and Mentoring a participant must:

1) Have successfully completed 52561WA Certificate III in Leadership Development; or a comparable Certificate III qualification; or 10413NAT Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership

Or

2) Have current work related experience

And

3) Undergo a formal interview to determine suitability for entry into this course. At Certificate IV level participants are required to work independently, therefore it is highly recommended that the participant has the appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy to assist in leading teams and managing a project.

Course Cost

This course is funded for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders by Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (course cost and catering).

Learners requiring accommodation and flights please note: this is not covered by the AILC or Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. The learner or the learner’s employer will need to cover these costs.

Course Accreditation

Students who successfully complete this course and its assessments will receive a National Recognised Training Certificate. Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre is a Recognised Training Organised. Our RTO code is 88105.