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Commercial Wildlife Harvesting

Non-accredited Short Course

Essential skills for the DEHP Harvesting Licence.

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TIME Anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Darling Downs and South West
Full Fee

Course overview

If you're thinking of applying for a licence from the DEHP to harvest macropods, this course is for you (and also a prerequisite!). You'll learn about the macropod management program; nature conservation; tagging, and completing macropod harvesting returns.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
up to 12 weeks
  • Full fee: $230

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Commercial Wildlife Harvesting (NONAC05001)

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Commercial Wildlife Harvesting

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

There are no mandatory entry requirements for this short course, however, it is recommended that you are eligible to hold a firearms licence.

Resources Required

Personal Stationery (pen and paper).

Need to know

Please note, prior to making your application to Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) for a Commercial Wildlife Harvesters Licence, you will need to ensure you have a current Firearms Licence and a Firearms Competency Certification (this is an assessment of shooting accuracy and is sometimes referred to as a Marksmanship Test). Please note that the Firearms Competency Certification involves shooting a 5-round group within an 80mm diameter circle at a distance of 100 metres.


University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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