Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SITTGDE008A, 'Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Research general information on Australian Indigenous cultures.


Identify sources of information and conduct accurate research into Australian Indigenous cultures.


Interpret written sources of information, extract the required information, and check for accuracy and any required permission to disseminate to local communities prior to use.


Access information from other than written sources in a culturally appropriate way.


Demonstrate behaviour that shows respect for local Australian Indigenous culture and customs and follow correct protocols when seeking information.


Share knowledge gained with work colleagues to increase cultural awareness and understanding in the organisation.


Share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures with customers.


Identify and use Indigenous interpreters where possible and within scope of individual responsibility.


Provide customers with guidance on appropriate behaviours when interacting with Indigenous interpreters or communities.


Share accurate information on Australian Indigenous cultures with customers.


Include reference to the diversity of Australian Indigenous cultures when sharing information.


Share information in a manner respectful of local community values and customs.


Share information in a manner that enhances customer understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures.


Answer customer questions in a polite and friendly manner and according to community wishes about what information can be shared with customers.


Respond to culturally inappropriate customer behaviour promptly and in a manner that minimises the likelihood of offence being taken.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITTGDE008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS40310 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS20210 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS30410 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • SIT30107 - Certificate III in Tourism
  • SIT20107 - Certificate II in Tourism
  • SIT30507 - Certificate III in Tourism (Guiding)
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism
  • SIT40107 - Certificate IV in Tourism (Guiding)