Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

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 SITTGDE009A, 'Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Consult with the local community.


Consult appropriate community members about cultural tourism activities, including what information can be shared, who can give information to whom, who can receive the information, what activities are appropriate and who should be involved.


Prepare for and conduct tourism activities according to the needs and wishes of the local community.


Identify potential conflicts within the local community in relation to tourism activities and seek solutions through appropriate consultation.


Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture for customers.


Interpret cultural aspects of Australian Indigenous culture for customers to the level that is appropriate for the guide and the particular customer.


Take account of any copyright and intellectual property requirements in cultural interpretation.


Brief customers on culturally appropriate behaviour.


Make customers aware of copyright and intellectual property issues that may affect their own future behaviour.


Show respect for Australian Indigenous culture and values through appropriate personal behaviour during activities.


Show customers traditional and contemporary practices when appropriate, and in a manner that enhances their understanding of Australian Indigenous culture.


Use local language correctly and share with customers when appropriate.


Invite customers to actively participate and share in the Australian Indigenous cultural experience when appropriate.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITTGDE009A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC31510 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
  • AHC31610 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife
  • AHC31410 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
  • SIT30107 - Certificate III in Tourism
  • SIT10107 - Certificate I in Tourism (Australian Indigenous Culture)
  • SIT20107 - Certificate II in Tourism
  • SIT60107 - Advanced Diploma of Tourism
  • SIT30507 - Certificate III in Tourism (Guiding)
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism
  • SIT40107 - Certificate IV in Tourism (Guiding)
  • CUA40311 - Certificate IV in Community Culture
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV30211 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUL30111 - Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services