Australian Cultural Heritage Management Pty Ltd in partnership with AWC Training Pty Ltd
|Australian Cultural Heritage Management Pty Ltd|
Dr Neal Draper, CEO
Fiona Sutherland, Operations Manager
Phone: 08 8340 9566
Peter Naughton, Director
Phone: 08 8410 2540
Registered Training Organisation: Affiliated with AWC Training Pty Ltd
Training provided in: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland and Torres Strait, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia
|Non-accredited training delivered|
|Training package||Unit title||Unit code|
SIT07 - Certificate I in Tourism|
(Australian Indigenous Culture)
|Intepret aspects of local Australian Indigenous cultures||THTFTG08B|
SIT07 - Certificate III & IV|
|Prepare specialised interpretive content (cultural & heritage environments)||THTFTG14A|
|Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures||THTFTTG07B|
|Other: RII09 -Resources and Infrastructure||Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns||RIIENV201A|
ACHM delivers training through a partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, and trainers are experienced in delivering training to Indigenous people.
The team's relevant qualifications and experience:
- Dr Neale Draper - Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Master of Arts, PhD anthropology and archaeology. Member Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists, Inc (MAACAI), Fellow Australian Anthropological Society (FAAS). Over 30 years heritage management experience (professional practice, public administration, tertiary and public teaching). Extensive teaching and training experience with Aboriginal people.
- Fiona Sutherland - Bachelor of Arts (Hons) anthropology. Over 15 years tertiary teaching and professional experience. Extensive teaching and training experience with Aboriginal people.
- David Mott - Bachelor of Arts (Hons) archaeology. Over 10 years professional and training experience.
- Dr Shaun Canning - Bachelor of Arts (Hons), PhD archaeology and anthropology, MAACAI, FAAS, Member of ICOMOS. Over 10 years professional and training experience.
- Dr Ilya Berelov - Bachelor of Arts (Hons) archaeology, MAACAI, Member of ICOMOS. Over 5 years experience.
- Dr Nadia Butler - Bachelor of Arts (Hons) anthropology. Over 5 years experience, including substantial teaching and experience with Aboriginal people.
- Andrew Maland - Diploma GIS, Graduate Diploma GIS. Over 10 years GIS professional and training experience.
Approximately 30 other qualified and experienced professional staff work with Australian Cultural Heritage Management Pty Ltd (ACHM), with qualifications and experience in archaeology, anthropology, GIS, cultural heritage management, and all of whom have experience working with Aboriginal communities.
AWC Training also have qualified trainers with experience in delivering a wide range of training courses specifically for Indigenous people.
Dr Neale Draper has been involved in cultural heritage management practice and teaching for over 30 years, and ACHM has been providing cultural heritage management GIS services for over 11 years. It has undertaken over 500 projects throughout Australia, all conducted in conjunction with Indigenous communities, organisations and involving joint heritage surveys and assessments, site recording, Cultural Heritage Management Plans, ground disturbance/ construction monitoring, heritage compliance audits and site protection works. Every project has a cultural heritage training and mentoring aspect, with two-way learning.
ACHM consultants have Australia-wide and international experience working and cross-training with Indigenous people on cultural heritage management projects, and Draper, Sutherland, Butler and others also have extensive experience in accredited university teaching of cultural heritage-related courses for Indigenous people and tutoring for Indigenous students.
AWC Training has provided accredited Indigenous training courses since its registration in 2002. The focus of AWC's portfolio is on business management, mining, resources and construction industries. AWC training activity is delivered following consultation with the communities and is based around infrastructure projects and other activities nominated by them. This includes the AWC Carey joint training and workforce developments projects in WA's Kimberley, Pilbara, Midwest, and Goldfields regions, which include substantial components of direct relevance to cultural heritage management (see course list). AWC Training is a specialist Indigenous training company, which provides many advantages for Indigenous community clients in the delivery of culturally and socially appropriate programs designed to maximise successful outcomes.
Australian Cultural Heritage Management has delivered cultural heritage management training to an Indigenous group within the last 12 months (valid at October 2011).
PLEASE NOTE: The Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers is provided for information only. The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities does not endorse or recommend any listed training provider on the Register or warrant that any providers are suitable or appropriately qualified. Organisations should conduct their own procurement processes before choosing or engaging a trainer. Information on the Register is as provided by the listed training providers.
About the Register
The Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers has been developed as a resource for Indigenous land and sea managers who want to undertake training in cultural heritage management.
Please contact us if you wish to be included on the register, or if you or your organisation is included on the Register and you would like to update any details. Email: workingoncountry@