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TRAINING - Accredited workshop, Perth

by | September 28, 2018

Oral history accredited workshop, Perth, 10-11 November 2018

Too busy to treat yourself to a weekend of oral history? Think again.

The West Australian branch of the Oral History Association is offering a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the practicalities of oral history and gain nationally recognised certification. This is a stepping stone for further learning and possible employment opportunities.

The nationally accredited oral history training is delivered over two days by Dr Elaine Rabbitt and Doug Ayre.

Barbara Outhwaite and David Pigram participate in an accredited workshop in February 2018Elaine has developed the oral history training package for AHCILM404 Record and Document Community History, drawn from the wealth of oral history teaching materials that are available in Australia and overseas.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also available for eligible applicants

Dates: Saturday 10 November and Sunday 11 November 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (please bring your lunch or purchase it from a local cafe)

Location: Scout Heritage Centre of WA, 133 Scarborough Beach Road, Mt Hawthorn, Perth, Western Australia


  • $350 (no GST) for OHA members, concession card holders and students
  • $395 for non-members (includes annual membership to OHA WA).

Those who complete the workshop, an interview and their assessment workbook, will be awarded their certificate issued by the Goolarri Media Enterprises (GME) Registered Training Organisation No.51278. Your certificate will be recognised nation-wide under the Australian Quality Framework.

Student accommodation is available at Notre Dame University – $70 per night – share house.

Further information and to register:


At the recent City of Belmont accredited oral history training course, a museum officer said:

'Thanks for the great course, it was even better than I thought it would be and I had high expectations.'