ABORIGINAL CARBON FARMING AND CORE BENEFITS MANAGEMENT
The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation supports carbon farming projects led by Indigenous Rangers.
It connects Aboriginal communities who supply carbon credits with organisations seeking to offset their carbon pollution and provides training for Indigenous Rangers.
The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation has partnered with the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT) a Registered Training Organisation in the Northern Territory to develop this course.
ABoriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management (10722 NAT) can be delivered across Far North Queensland, The Gulf of Carpentaria, the Top End of the Northern Territory and the Kimberly region of Western Australia where there are Savanna Burning Projects.
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 projects
Identify and verify Environmental, Social and Cultural benefits
Completion of the course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management (10722 NAT) provides pathways to AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation 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
About Course Delivery
This training 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.
FUNDED TRAINING AND 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.
ABORIGINAL CARBON FARMING
To achieve the Course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming, the learner must complete that Skills Set which is comprised of three units.
SUPPORT ABORIGINAL CARBON PROJECTS
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.
Training Pilot course in Mapoon, Cape York Peninsula
This slideshow was created using images from the Aboriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management (10722 NAT) Pilot course in Mapoon Cape York.
The Rangers were amazing and the AbCF team had a blast getting to know them all.