CATonline LEVEL 1 CURRICULUM
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CATonline Level 1 is the first step in your journey towards cultural competency. This program will give you appreciations and understandings of the role in history Indigenous Australians have played in our contemporary society and how you can make your workplace a more harmonious and inclusive environment.
Regardless of your prior knowledge of Indigenous Australia, CATonline Level 1 will strengthen your cultural competency skills. Participants will gain a better understanding of the Indigenous Australians in their workplace, social environment and the community as a whole.
CATonline is the only nationally aligned video based training program available in Australia. Our sole purpose was to make our program informative and easy to digest for the viewer. There are no text books or pages of information to read.
Our program consists of professionally produced informative video modules, allowing the participant to engage directly with the content material for maximum knowledge retention.
Participants will only need to allocate 2 hours to complete the Level 1 training program.
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CATonline Level 1 Training is aligned to a Nationally Aligned unit of competency.
Upon successful completion of the CATonline Level 1 training, participants will have completed the theory elements required for competency in Developing Work Practices to Accommodate Cultural Identity.
Information on CAT Level 1
Course ID: CAT Level 1
Course Alignment: Developing Work Practices to Accommodate Cultural Identity.
This course will form the cornerstone of your workplace Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). It will educate and enlighten every participant to further their journey in fostering greater harmony on both a personal and professional level when interacting with our First Nation’s people.
The CATonline Level 1 Training is competence based and will guarantee learning outcomes while providing organisations with transparency in terms of staff cultural capability. At the completion of this course staff will be confident to build and apply knowledge in a practical and structured way.
Section 1: History
In The Beginning: The life and times of Aboriginal society 40,000 years ago
First Contact: First contact with white explorers 600 years ago
Aboriginal Dreaming: The religion of Aboriginal dreamtime
1770: Captain Cook enters Botany Bay
1788: Arrival of the First Fleet
1800s: Settlements spread across the country
1835: Attempts to make a treaty
Missions and Reserves
Comparison Statistics: Indigenous vs Non Indigenous ABS data
Awareness of sensitive issues affecting Indigenous people
Names never to be used to describe Aboriginal people
|1900:||Resistance wanes and laws are introduced to control Aboriginal life|
|1905:||Aboriginal Act introduced|
|1910-1970:||The Stolen Generation, a brief introduction. (This subject will be covered in depth in Part 6)|
|1925:||Aboriginal Progress Association formed|
|1948:||Aboriginals counted as Australian citizens|
|1962:||Aboriginal people given the right to vote|
|1967:||Referendum to count Aboriginal Australians in the census and allow the government to make laws for Aboriginal people|
|1972:||Tent embassy at Parliament House brings land rights to attention|
|1992:||The Mabo decision|
|1993:||Native Title decision passes|
|2000:||Bridge Walks across Australia|
|2001:||Centenary of Federation|
|2007:||Northern Territory Intervention|
1905 – 1970:
History of the Stolen Generation. The reasons, the removal policy and the effects and trauma today
Section 3: Culture
Definition and understanding of Indigenous culture
Understanding of common terms
people in today’s
Cultural and social differences affecting Indigenous employees entering the modern work environment
Practices to ensure a healthy, productive and inclusive workplace for Indigenous staff