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Environmental conservation skills and careers go across almost all industry areas and, as the challenges on our environment and resources increase, are becoming more in demand. Gain conservations skills to implement in your current career or build a career path towards a role as a specialist.

From foundation certificates to professional qualifications, TAFE NSW facilities and teachers are connected to industry bodies, the latest environmental regulations and sustainability technologies. Build a sustainability career that will last with the help of industry-experienced teachers.

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What Job Opportunities Could An Environmental Studies Course Lead To?

An environmental studies course can lead to a number of job opportunities; from managing, protecting, and restoring the natural environment to monitoring the impact of physical and biological change, and helping ensure flora and fauna are protected for generations to come.

Qualifications in environmental studies can lead to a number of jobs, including:

  • an environmental scientist
  • an environmental protection officer
  • an environmental compliance officer
  • an environmental technician

The average weekly salary for an environmental science professional is $1,473. Whether you're just starting out in your environmental science career, want to gain more qualifications, want to add to your previous experience, or simply want to broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE NSW courses in this area include:

  • Conservation
  • Sustainability
  • Water and Waste

As society becomes more aware of the importance of living and working sustainably, the demand for environmental expertise grows. Managing, protecting and restoring the natural environment and monitoring the impact of physical and biological change requires people who are passionate about the wellbeing of the planet.

Environmental studies students learn about the latest environmental regulations and sustainability technologies, and the challenges on our environment and resources as they pertain to conservation, sustainability, water, and waste.

When you study and work in this sector you play an important part in natural area restoration. You can help ensure flora and fauna are protected for generations to come