Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Gain the skills to create a career protecting our environment. This is the perfect way to learn about all areas of conservation and land management.
Ballarat - Gillies St
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Gillies St
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Length
1 year on campus as a general student or a 2 year traineeship
Qualification Code
AHC31416

Gain the skills to create a career protecting our environment. This is the perfect way to learn about all areas of conservation and land management. You'll choose from electives like recognising fauna, surveying pests and operating chainsaws while also learning the important core skills like workplace safety and environmentally sustainable work practices. Then, you can take the next step in your career in roles like community field officer, wildlife officer, weeds operator and more.

This skills based certificate can be taken as part of a traineeship agreement or as an on-campus student if you’re not a trainee.

 


 

  • Community field officer
  • Field operator
  • Project officer
  • Vertebrate pest officer
  • Weeds operator
  • Wildlife and parks field officer

Successful completion of this program will give you the opportunity to pursue a career within the different sectors of the conservation and land management industry as a wildlife and parks field officer, field operator, vertebrate pest officer or weeds operator.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

CONTRIBUTE TO WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES
AHCWHS301
APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
AHCWRK309
PREPARE AND APPLY CHEMICALS
AHCCHM303
TRANSPORT AND STORE CHEMICALS
AHCCHM304
PREPARE AND APPLY CHEMICALS TO CONTROL PEST, WEEDS AND DISEASES
AHCCHM307
RECOGNISE FAUNA
AHCFAU201
PLAN AND CONSTRUCT CONVENTIONAL FENCING
AHCINF303
OPERATE QUAD BIKES
AHCMOM212
OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS
AHCMOM213
OPERATE MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
AHCMOM304
MAINTAIN NATURAL AREAS
AHCNAR301
IMPLEMENT REVEGETATION WORKS
AHCNAR303
COLLECT NATIVE SEED
AHCNAR305
IDENTIFY PLANT SPECIMENS
AHCPCM303
CONTROL WEEDS
AHCPMG301
SURVEY PESTS
AHCPMG305
CONDUCT SITE INSPECTIONS
AHCWRK311
DESIGN AND PRODUCE BUSINESS DOCUMENTS
BSBITU306
NAVIGATE IN REMOTE OR TRACKLESS AREAS
FWPCOT3202
18 hours per week, full-time

Entry requirements (year 12)

Trainees will need to be employed with a signed agreement.

There are no formal entry requirements for non-traineeship students.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

This program may be undertaken as a traineeship by people employed within the industry who have a signed training agreement.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLM

National course code: AHC31416

Fees are subject to change annually.

Tuition and material fees (if applicable) will be charged at enrolment.

For further information regarding tuition and material fees, please view 2021 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) .  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Fee assistance: VET Student Loans may be available for eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma enrolments.

For further information on paying your fees please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2021 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2021.

Other study costs

You will need to supply:

  • Safety boots

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini