National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Soil and Water Protection

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Overview About this course

Learn the fundamentals of soil and water conservation in this course. Support economic opportunity, create sustainable livelihoods and improve environmental care practices in forestry that will ensure our future wellbeing and that of the environment.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Carry out soil erosion and sediment control works and pollution prevention measures in forestry operations and other work environments

  • Recognise basic environmental risks and hazards

  • Implement environmental policies and industry codes of practice

  • Improve environmental care practices by making recommendations

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • A sound understanding of soil and water conservation

  • Soil and water pollution control measure techniques

  • Strong pathways to enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A passion for protecting the natural environment

  • The ability to work primarily outdoors

  • Adequate fitness and mobility to complete manual tasks

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to adjust to rapid change

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: forestry field worker with the Certificate II in Forest Operations, arborist, tree work contractor with the Certificate III in Arboriculture and roads and national parks field worker, conservation and land management field worker with the Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Soil and Water Protection does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Statement of Attainment in Soil and Water Protection does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Statement of Attainment in Soil and Water Protection does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Follow environmental care procedures FWPCOR2203

  • Comply with soil and water protection FWPCOT3314

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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