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Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

  • Diploma

This course is aimed at training supervisors and managers for the conservation and land management industry and builds on the knowledge and skills gained through previous studies and/or from industry experience.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
2 years part-time
Course Code
AHC51116
Domestic Fees
$20,670 total

About this course

This course is aimed at training supervisors and managers for the conservation and land management industry and builds on the knowledge and skills gained through previous studies and/or from industry experience.

It will provide you with high level technical skills in research, data collection, analysis, management planning and report writing and this qualification will assist you to gain employment as a supervisor or manager of staff and projects in the conservation, land management and environment industries.

All of the projects undertaken as part of the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management are undertaken in conjunction with local land management agencies and the data and reports produced by the students are used to inform land management decisions. It is this type of on-ground research experience that provides students with the skills and knowledge required to gain meaningful employment in the conservation, land management and environment industry.

TIMETABLE
Mornington Peninsula: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm

Entry requirements

All applicants must complete the basic key skills builder assessment (BKSB) and obtain an exit level 4 - working level 5 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both literacy and numeracy, alternatively applicants who have a minimum twelve months experience working in the Horticulture industry or related field., Applicants are also required to have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email., Please note: applicants must be physically capable of undertaking manual handling tasks and using handtools and be able to stand for periods of up to four hours at a time.

Career pathways

  • researcher
  • natural resource manager
  • bushland crew leader
  • marine park manager
  • water industry manager
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