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Get started on your career in conservation and land management
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist with a range of tasks to maintain and restore natural and cultural places and farmland.
You will also be able to choose from a range of subjects that include working with plants and animals, construction and maintenance, using machinery and equipment, and managing resources. You will be able to focus your studies in different areas which include conservation earthworks, Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife, natural area restoration and management, weed management and vertebrate pest management.
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 Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol.
- Workplace safety
- Environmental work practices
- Providing first aid
- Treating weeds
I have the following attributes:
- A passion for conservation and the environment
- A willingness to work outdoors regardless of weather conditions
- Fit and able to carry out manual work
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is however recommended that applicants have at least completed year 10, Certificate I in Agrifood Operations, Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management (includes 'Green Army' participants) or Certificate I in Horticulture.
- Conservation Earthworks Trainee
- Pest Management Assistant (Feral Animals)
- Landcare Assistant
- Lands, Parks and Wildlife Officer
- Indigenous Land Management Assistant
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
- Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
- Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
- Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.
This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills(opens in a new tab) program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.
Annual Full fee
Annual Concession fee
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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