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Offering Info

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

  • National Course Code: AHC21016
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC21016-01V01-21OTE-075

Location – TAFE Digital (Traineeship)

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

01 Jul 2021

Study Commitment

14 Hours per week

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management is the perfect entry point for those interested in the conservation and land management industry. Learn from industry professionals and build the foundational knowledge needed to make a difference to the environment.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Control weeds
  • Carry out natural area restoration works
  • Plant and recognise flora

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An analytical way of thinking
  • The ability to work in teams and in independently

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A pathway to further study

Career opportunities:

  • Revegetation worker
  • Land rehabilitation worker
  • National parks field officer
  • Pest control assistant
  • Soil conservation assistant
  • Landcare assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
  • Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

This course is superseded.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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the conservation and land management industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

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

  • Interest, qualifications or experience in either conservation and land management or horticulture
  • An intermediate level of physical fitness
  • A driver licence and access to a vehicle
  • Passion for contributing to a sustainable world
  • Understanding of the natural environment
  • Some knowledge of biological processes
  • A willingness to work in remote conditions

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • access to bushland sites in your local area, in order to complete the required practical aspects for most course units.

You can achieve this by being employed in the industry, by volunteering with a local landcare or bushcare group, or other similar volunteer group (e.g. national parks) in your area.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 8 hours of online study, per week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are Trainees employed in the conservation and land management industry

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCILM203 Record information about Country
AHCNAR201 Carry out natural area restoration works
AHCNAR305 Collect native seed
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCWRK201 Observe and report on weather

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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