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AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

National ID AHC21020 State ID BGH1

Get started on your career as a horticulturalist

Get the practical skills to assist with tasks such as maintaining and restoring natural and cultural places, or farmland. A triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping is possible.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

CampusesJoondalup (Kendrew Crescent). Midland.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Get started on your career as a horticulturalist

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to gain employment in the conservation and ecosystem management industry including weed management companies, native revegetation nurseries, local councils, and mining, horticulture and landscaping organisations.

You do not need to have any prior experience and this may be a great option if you are currently unemployed. All of our classes have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers. 

You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management by enrolling in additional units.

This qualification will allow you to develop a broad range of trade level skills and knowledge including:

  • Ecological restoration work
  • Identifying plants
  • Treat weeds and treat pests, diseases and disorders
  • Plant trees and shrubs
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • Construct low- profile timber or modular retaining wall
  • Install aggregate paths
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy nature and outdoor work that includes working in varied weather conditions outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Fit and enjoy manual labour and physical work
  • Able to work as a part of team
  • Problem solving skills

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,269.78
(Tuition fee* $759.78 + Resource fee $510.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $735.12
(Tuition fee* $225.12 + Resource fee $510.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
National ID Unit title
AHCECR203 Perform basic ecological restoration works
AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
AHCLSC203 Install aggregate paths
AHCLSC207 Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls
AHCLSC209 Lay paving
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD209 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $759.78
(Tuition fee* $759.78 + Resource fee $0.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $225.12
(Tuition fee* $225.12 + Resource fee $0.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
National ID Unit title
AHCECR203 Perform basic ecological restoration works
AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
AHCLSC203 Install aggregate paths
AHCLSC207 Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls
AHCLSC209 Lay paving
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD209 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Semester 2, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,269.78
(Tuition fee* $759.78 + Resource fee $510.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $735.12
(Tuition fee* $225.12 + Resource fee $510.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
National ID Unit title
AHCECR203 Perform basic ecological restoration works
AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
AHCLSC203 Install aggregate paths
AHCLSC207 Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls
AHCLSC209 Lay paving
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD209 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

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