Course code: 800-001303

    TAFE Statement in Bushland Management

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Head into the scrubs and learn practical techniques to control invasive weeds. This compact course is a great starting point to a career in ecosystems management. Identify weeds from native species, plan bush regeneration and use safe work practices.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    During this course you'll learn to:

    • Understand ecological principles and biodiversity in bushland ecosystems

    • Apply conservation strategies for preserving native flora and fauna

    • Use techniques for controlling invasive species and managing pest populations

    • Use erosion controls skills and habitat restoration

    • Rehabilitate degraded land and understand its cultural significance to Indigenous communities

    • Understand work health and safety (WHS) in bushland regeneration

    Course outcomes

    You'll leave this course with:

    • Skills to recognise weeds to native plants and pests from native animals

    • Experience participating in a site safety inspection

    • The knowledge to support the implementation of bushland restoration works

    • A pathway to further conservation and land management study

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Professional Development

    Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

    Personal Interest

    Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

    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 you have:

    • Your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including enclosed shoes, full-length trousers and sleeved tops

    • Adequate physical fitness to manage physical demands like preparing the soil, using machinery, kneeling and controlling weeds

    • A passion for contributing to a sustainable world

    • A willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions

    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.

    PathwaysWhere can this course take you?

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: farm worker, forestry worker, garden worker, conservation worker – land management, conservation worker – parks and wildlife, earthworks conservation worker, Indigenous land management and revegetation worker.

    Study options

    Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

    Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

    There are no core units in this course

    TAFE NSW ServicesFacilities 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

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • 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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