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AHC31421 Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

National ID: AHC31421 State ID: BHM6
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Work for the future

This course is designed to give you the foundation skills and knowledge needed within the conservation and ecosystem management industry, to enter the work force in either private, local or state government sectors.

As part of this course you will undertake three units that have been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to control weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

All of our classes have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification, adding the Certificate III in Horticulture to this Certificate III by enrolling in additional units.

This qualification allows you to develop trade level skills and knowledge across a broad of subjects including:

  • Maintain native ecosystem area
  • Implement biodiversity monitoring plan
  • Control weeds, pests, diseases and disorders
  • Work health and safety
  • Identifying plant specimens
  • Implement a propagation plan

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

While there are no formal entrance requirements or prerequisites it would be beneficial for applicants to have:

  • At least completed year 10,
  • A Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management, Certificate II in Horticulture, or Certificate II in Landscaping, or
  • At least six months experience within the industry.

Attendance in class
You will be required to attend campus 3.5 - 4 days per week from 8:30am - 3:00pm from week 1 through to week 20 when studied full time in one semester.

Study and knowledge assessment can be completed in an online learning environment, but skills assessment will be completed on campus.

The course will be delivered using full time scheduling; however, part time students are able to participate within these sessions.

At home study
You will need to allocate approximately 1-2 hours outside of your structured classes per unit per week, to undertake research and assignment completion. 

North Metropolitan TAFE provides students with access to all learning and assessment materials through the Blackboard learning platform that can be accessed any time.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

There is no mandatory work placement requirement however, volunteer work outside of formal class is encouraged.

You will need a Wifi-enabled laptop (capable of word processing etc). Enrolled students will have access to Office 365.

Uniform requirements:

  • Steel capped boot
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Gardening gloves
  • Eye protection
  • High-visibility vest
  • Long-sleeve shirt and trousers

This course meets the requirements of a broad range of related industries such as Local Councils, conservation and ecosystem management, landscaping companies, State Government employment and parks and gardens. Job titles may include:

  • Revegetation Worker
  • Land Rehabilitation Worker
  • Conservation officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2023

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,795.00 $440.00 $3,235.00
Concession $834.20 $440.00 $1,274.20

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 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

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Midland
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,795.00 $440.00 $3,235.00
Concession $834.20 $440.00 $1,274.20

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 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

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