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  • AHC21016

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself up for a career in preserving with this foundation course focused on the essentials of conserving historic, spiritual and iconic natural locations.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Park and Wildlife Conservation Worker
  • Earthworks Conservation Worker
  • Conservation Worker (Indigenous Land Management)
  • Conservation Officer
  • Parks and Wildlife
COURSE OUTCOME

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Get a head start on a career in land conservation with this foundation course. This qualification is the ideal minimum training for anyone looking to enter this growing field. It will set you up with the essential knowledge required to start a career maintaining unique and iconic natural locations.

The number of vacancies in forestry, garden land care is expected to increase steadily across Australia over the next five years, with employers searching for candidates with an understanding of both sustainability and indigenous culture .

This course covers a number of core skills, such as recognising plant species, planting native tress and shrubs, sustainable work practices, analysing soil properties as well as the maintenance of key structures. Our highly experienced team of industry professionals will provide you with one-on-one guidance through every step of your learning, including advice on how best to choose between indigenous land management, natural area management and conservation earthworks.

Successful completion of this course gives the skills you need to confidently progress into further qualifications in land management or horticulture as well as entry-level roles in the field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 13 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AHCWRK209
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS201
Participate in work health and safety processes

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AHCPMG301
Control weeds
AHCPGD201
Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPCM203
Fell small trees
AHCPCM201
Recognise plants
AHCMOM213
Operate and maintain chainsaws
AHCMOM204
Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
AHCILM202A
Observe and report plants and/or animals
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 may 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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland