The 52880WA Certificate IV in Leadership and Mentoring is designed to develop the leadership and mentoring skills of people who work with and/or support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This course is mainly for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people who are in a position to provide mentoring to an Indigenous colleague, a team of Indigenous employees or community members.

Students will consider cultural sensitivities, cultural values and protocols as well as communication methods, roles and responsibilities, building relationships, planning and goal setting.

This accredited course assists students to improve their confidence and take on a range of leadership and mentoring opportunities in a culturally appropriate and safe learning environment.

 Course Delivery Structure 

  • 12 months maximum duration
  • 8 Units
  • 132 hours of face to face training (this may be via video conferencing in compliance with COVID-19 safety requirements)
  • 185 hours or self-paced learning
  • Blended delivery model, small group activities
  • One on one weekly session with Program Leader

 Units of Competency 


Mange own professional development


Analyse mentoring principles 


Mentor others


Evaluate workplace ethics


Communicate effectively as a workplace leader




Provide leadership in the supervision of Indigenous employees


Maintain & protect cultural values in the organisation


Build and maintain community relationships


Students who have completed the 10786NAT Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership will be eligible for credit transfers of 3 corresponding competencies.

 Upcoming course dates

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Standard training day schedule

Session 1 - 9am -10:30am                      90 mins

Break - 10:30am - 10:45am                   15 mins

Session 2 - 10:45am - 12:15pm            90 mins

Break - 12:15am - 1:15pm                    60 mins

Session 3 - 1:15pm - 2:45pm               90 mins

Break - 2:45pm -3pm                           15 mins

Session 4 - 3:pm - 4:30pm                   90 mins