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  • AHC31416

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your career in the great outdoors with this entry-level course that will qualify you to work as a park ranger or on land conservation projects.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Park Ranger
COURSE OUTCOME

AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start your career in land management with this entry-level qualification. This course is perfect for people already working in the field looking to upgrade their skills.

Land conservation is a growing industry, with many government and non-government organisations seeking skilled staff. You'll get the practical training needed to work in Australia's many diverse national parks or in land conservation.

This course will prepare you for anything the great outdoors can throw at you. You'll gain specialised skills in plant identification, seed collection and propagation, navigating trackless routes, operating machinery, and running revegetation projects. Our passionate industry experts are the best in the business and will give you the guidance you need to get ahead.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a park ranger or on land conservation projects in a diverse range of settings.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 14 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
AHCWRK309
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS301
Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCNAR303A
Implement revegetation works

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
AHCWRK311A
Conduct site inspections
AHCPMG302
Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCPMG301
Control weeds
AHCPCM302
Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPCM203
Fell small trees
AHCNAR301
Maintain Natural Areas
AHCMOM304
Operate machinery and equipment
AHCMOM213
Operate and maintain chainsaws
AHCLPW306A
Undertake sampling and testing of water
AHCCHM304
Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM303
Prepare and apply chemicals

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

You must have completed year 10 or equivalent.
If you're under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions apply.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will also be required to have access to and bring to class a light long sleeved shirt, steel capped boots, safety glasses, ear muffs or plugs, a sun safe hat, sunscreen, secateurs, rubber dishwashing gloves, and gardening gloves. You may also be required to have access to an 8m retractable tape measure and calculator for select units.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland