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  • AHC51116
  • 095166C

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

At a glance

At a glance

Upgrade your skills and knowledge of environmental sustainability with this advanced-level course, and make a world of difference in your career.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Community Project Coordinator (Land Care)
  • Senior Park Ranger
  • Natural Resource Manager
COURSE OUTCOME

AHC51116 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade your skills and knowledge of environmental sustainability with this advanced-level course, and make a world of difference in your career. The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skills in conservation and land management roles. With a growing focus on our planet's future sustainability, qualifications in this area are highly valued with up to 25,000 jobs anticipated to open over the next five years.

In this course you'll obtain knowledge and practical skills in the management of fauna, the classification of plant life, and conducting biological surveys. You will also learn how to be an effective manager in the conservation and land management industry, and develop skills such as natural area restoration, developing management plans, and data collection and management. Our highly experienced team of industry professionals will give you the personal support and expert guidance needed to focus and refine your career.

Successful completion of this course will prepare you for many different career opportunities in the field of conservation and land management around the country including natural resource manager, bush regenerator, park and wildlife manager, and senior ranger. This course also provides a stepping stone to further study. At TAFE Queensland we work in partnership with a number of universities, providing a pathway to higher education. 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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 10 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Sunshine Coast
AHCFAU501
Manage fauna populations
AHCNAR503
Design a natural area restoration project
AHCNAR502
Conduct biological surveys
AHCPCM502
Collect and classify plants
AHCWRK502
Collect and manage data
AHCBUS504
Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
AHCWRK509
Provide specialist advice to clients
AHCPMG413
Define the pest problem
AHCWRK503
Prepare reports
AHCWRK511
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

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.

Learn more about university pathways
  • 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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This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students:

It is highly recommended that students have previously completed the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management or Certificate III in Horticulture as it is highly desirable that you have underpinning knowledge and skills from that area. A skills assessment may be undertaken to ascertain the correct level of study required.

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

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.

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