10751NAT Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

Get a head start on your teaching career with this entry-level qualification. This course is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is offered to both high school students and adult learners.

This course will teach you essential skills in education support including supporting students with developmental issues, assisting with activity sessions, and guiding responsible behaviour in a safe and supportive environment. You'll also learn how to use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education such as developing Indigenous language and culture lessons, producing work that expresses Indigenous identity, and communicating with parents, students and colleagues in Indigenous language.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek work as a qualified teaching assistant. You will also be able to take advantage of our pathway options and apply to progress into a Bachelor of Education at James Cook University.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

6 months


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets, Cairns Queensland 4870


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Teacher Assistant$960 weekly pay
Teacher Aide$960 weekly pay
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker$960 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the 10751NAT Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The 10751NAT Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

For more information about this course and payment options please enquire now.

About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275