Five Bridges offers a range of training programs designed to equip local community members with the skills and knowledge needed take advantage of employment opportunities and to ensure their local community organisations are run effectively.
These training programs are delivered in under the Djamgah Learning Circle initiative. Djamgah is a commitment to provide Indigenous learners a culturally safe and supportive learning environment, embracing traditional practices and learning methods to ensure all students have the very best learning experience.
Courses are structures and developed in consultation with local community Elders to ensure that all training is relevant to the needs local community, and as such our learning programs are widely supported by Elders and community members.
Djamgah Students through Five Bridges
As a Djamgah student through Five Bridges, you can expect the very highest quality training in a relaxed, understanding and supportive environment. This includes:
Culturally aware trainers – Djamgah trainers are understanding and respectful of all aspects of traditional life, belief, and practices. Feel free to be yourself, and know that you will be in an environment where you are respected and supported.
Relaxed environment – Study in a relaxed and flexible learning environment, with all Djamgah classes run in a way which suit our students learning styles and cultural practices. Traditional training environments can be rigid, structured and designed to meet the needs of the training team, but not at Djamgah. We ensure that all of our students enjoy their time in class and maximize the learning experience by studying the way that suits you.
Learning material that is relevant – Djamgah course material is relevant and designed to embrace traditional aspects of learning, valuing open communication between students, sharing experiences and learning from one another.