CARBON FARMING TRAINING COURSE

The Aboriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management (10722 Nat) course was developed by the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation in partnership with The Centre for Appropriate Technology Limited. It’s nationally accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This course can be delivered in remote communities across Far North Queensland, the Gulf of Carpentaria, the Top End of the Northern Territory and the Kimberly region of Western Australia. Register your Expression of Interest in this course, with additional details contained in the attached downloadable document.

ABOUT THE COURSE

Participants will develop skills in Aboriginal carbon farming increasing their ability to:

  • Use information required for carbon farming projects
  • Identify requirements of carbon farming projects
  • Identify and verify environmental, social and cultural benefits

Participants Develop New Skills

COURSE COMPLETION CREATES PATHWAYS

Completion of the course provides pathways into the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation (AHC) and Land Management Training Package, and in particular, as an elective unit for the following qualifications:

  • AHC21016 – Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC21216 – Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • AHC31516 – Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
  • AHC31416 – Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Pathways Into Agriculture, Horticulture & Conservation

COURSE DELIVERY IN COMMUNITY

The course can be delivered in your community. Training facilities should provide: Internet access for carbon farming tools e.g. NAFI and SavBAT. Communities involved in this course must provide 8 Rangers and/or Traditional Owners. Communities involved in the delivery of this course must provide a suitably qualified and experienced person(s) with expertise and knowledge of local carbon farming methods and practices.

We Travel To Regional & Remote Areas

FUNDED TRAINING & COURSE FEES

Government subsidies for training programs vary by State and Territory jurisdictions. There may be subsidies available to individuals or employers to support the cost of training. However, some contribution is usually expected towards the cost of training. We will discuss your particular needs and prepare a fee estimate, to deliver this course for your community.

Government Subsidies Available

COURSE DURATION

To achieve the Course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming, the learner must complete that Skills Set which is comprised of three units. The nominal duration of the course is 50 hours delivered across five (5) days. A statement of attainment will be issued when the Course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming is successfully completed.

50 Hours Delivered Across 5 Days

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. Rangers, Traditional Owners and Pastoralists who have or are interested in doing a savanna burning carbon project are encouraged to do this course. Basic literacy and numeracy to complete the training is satisfactory. Please contact The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation to discuss your options including preferred registered training organisation (RTO) for your area.

No Formal Prerequisites

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