Micro-credential Summary:

This online, micro-credential provides participants with the knowledge and skills to enhance their engagement practices when working with First Nations communities and their representatives. The micro-credential can be undertaken from an individual, organisational unit and/or industry level perspective to enable participants to reflect on their partnerships with First Nations communities and promote effective organisational cultural capability and inclusive workplace cultures. Participants will learn the First Nations Community Engagement Framework to ensure First Nations Peoples remain at the centre of community engagement activities. Participants will also learn how to apply the First Nations Community Engagement Scale to community-based projects. Case studies are provided as examples of good practice and highlight the activities that help to inform effective community engagement to connect and create ideas for positive outcomes. 

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the elements of the First Nations Community Engagement Framework to ensure First Nations communities remain at the centre of industries' First Nations community engagement activities
  2. Outline the steps required to apply the First Nations Community Engagement Scale to community-based projects
  3. Reflect on your organisation's First Nations community engagement approaches.

      Assessment: Online Quiz

      Fee: Free

      Duration: 6 hours

      Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

      Study Mode: Online

      Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations: 

      Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

      Course Enquiries: CPD-enquiries@cqu.edu.au


      Course Summary:

      The micro-credential you are about to be involved in, is designed to promote a better understanding of Australia‚Äôs First Nations people, and to offer you an opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the language groups that are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of contemporary Australia.  The knowledge you will take away from your participation will involve you in the reconciliation process that is underway across our nation. The cultural awareness you will gain is a part of the CQUniversity commitment to Indigenous Australians in every community where the University serves. You will learn skills required to have inclusive interactions with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, fellow students and community members.  A big part of this micro-credential is focused on how to engage with First Nations people in the workplace, the classroom and in the broader community in culturally safe and appropriate ways.

      This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

      Learning Outcomes:

      1. Identify the key concepts and meaning of Indigenous Australian culture
      2. Gain an understanding of the culture and history of the language groups that are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of contemporary Australia
      3. Reflect on the skills required to have inclusive interactions with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, fellow students and community members in the broader community in culturally safe and appropriate ways.

          Assessment: Online Quiz

          Fee: Access to this micro-credential requires an Enrolment Key. To apply for the key you must be a current student of CQUniversity.  The Enrolment Key can be found at MYCQU under the Discover Articles.

          Duration: 2 hours

          Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

          Study Mode: Online

          Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations: 

          Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

          Course Enquiries: CPD-enquiries@cqu.edu.au