Certificate II in Family Wellbeing

National Code: 10272NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00070


Designed by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people this course is a means of providing healing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is an education and counselling skills program about grief and loss, family violence and provides participants with the skills for effective communication and conflict resolution. The course brings people together in a safe, supportive environment where participants are encouraged to share their feelings and share their stories about what has impacted their lives. Through this process participants realise that everyone goes through difficult times. The healing begins. Participants may change the way they engage with life bringing about a ripple effect within their families and communities. As they change, families in time also change.

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Up to 9 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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In response to COVID-19, TAFE SA has had to make some changes to how courses are delivered. If any changes are made to the delivery or completion date of your course, TAFE SA will communicate with you directly.

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No formal entry requirements. You must register your interest with the Aboriginal Access Centre at Adelaide (08 8207 8622) or Berri (08 8595 2654) Campus of TAFE SA

Full Fee

This course is free for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Contact Aboriginal Access Centre at Adelaide Campus on (08) 82078622 or Berri Campus on (08) 85952654 to register your interest.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This course is a holistic and community centred approach to personal wellbeing. The course aims to assist and support learners in understanding and meeting their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual relationship needs. The skills and knowledge in personal development and foundation counselling have been designed to address communities experiencing complex social, emotional and historical problems.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Family Wellbeing (10272NAT)
    To achieve the Certificate II in Family Wellbeing, 8 core units plus 2 elective units must be completed.
    Core units are:

    • Communicate effectively
    • Understanding self and improving personal interactions
    • Coping with grief and loss
    • Managing emotions
    • Addressing challenging behaviour
    • Understanding and recognising psychological health
    • Integrating principles of wellbeing
    • Managing stress.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
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