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Environmental Science

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

National ID: MSS50218 | State ID: BEA8

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this diploma

With a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business, this is a good time to join this industry. It is a slow but growing area that is linked to our resource industry and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems.

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

We work very hard to help you succeed in our courses, but advise you to consider the following:

  • If your English skills are not strong you are encouraged to complete an English course first.
  • The best chance for success is if you have completed year 12, a Certificate III or higher, a degree in this or a related course or equivalent training
  • If you have not studied for some time you could consider enrolling in a Certificate III in Laboratory Operations to see how your circumstances support your study first before committing to this course. This certificate also gives you some underpinning skills and knowledge that will be valuable for your Diploma studies.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Stationery
  • Three regional field trips (approx. $100 each)

Typical timetable:

  • 2.5 days per week
  • Full day field trips
  • 3 days/2 nights regional field trip each semester
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Life Science Technician
  • Environmental Technician
  • Natural Resource Management Officer

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

Further study

This course may provide university entry.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 3 semester/s
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Where East Perth
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Semester 2, 2019

East Perth - On Campus

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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

If you love to work in a practical, outdoor environment and value restoring natural bush land, coastal and aquatic areas, then our conservation and land management courses would be your ideal study pathway.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AHC21016 BDF0 Conservation and Land Management Certificate II Employer-based
On campus
Traineeship
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Midland
Conservation, Land Management, Environmentally sustainable, Animal trapping, Recognise fauna, Recognise plants, Operate a chainsaw, Manual handling methods, Operate a 4x4 vehicle, Fell trees, TAFE02, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000010, Conservation and Land Management, d460, ahc21010, c000002, TAFEADM, bdf0, bdfo, ahc21016

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 which 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.

Gain these skills
  • Workplace safety
  • Environmental work practices
  • Providing first aid
  • Treating weeds
Is this course right for me?

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

 

AHC31416 BDC1 Conservation and Land Management Certificate III Employer-based
On campus
Traineeship
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Midland
Conservation, Land Management,  Control weeds, Revegetation, Respond to wildfire, Suppress wildfire, GPS data, Apply chemicals, Erosion, Sediment control, Store chemicals, TAFE02, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000010, Conservation and Land Management, d480, ahc31410, c000002, TAFEADM, bdc1

Work for the future

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

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and the Certificate III in Horticulture, talk to staff when you enrol.

Gain these skills
  • Establish and maintain landscapes, including revegetation and propagation
  • Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • Control weeds, plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Prepare, apply, store and transport chemicals
  • Work safely and sustainably
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Love practical work
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Appreciate the value in restoring natural bush land, coastal and aquatic areas

 

AHC40916 BCZ9 Conservation and Land Management Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Conservation, Land Management, Cost a project, Minimise risks, Use of chemicals, Monitor biodiversity, Revegetation, Maps, Recommend plants, Report on projects, d508, ahc40910, TAFE02, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000002, Horticulture and Conservation, c000010, TAFEADM, bcz9, ahc40916

Land a lead role in conservation

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to lead and coordinate conservation and land management activities. You will learn about the various areas of the industry such as land management, natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks.

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and with the Certificate IV in Horticulture, talk to staff when you enrol. 

Gain these skills
  • Collecting and classifying plants
  • Developing management plans and conservation strategies
  • Conducting biological surveys
  • Meeting legislative requirements
  • Planning river restoration works
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A passion for conservation and the environment
  • Organisational skills
  • Willing to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

AHC51116 BDA6 Conservation and Land Management Diploma On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
d523, ahc51110, TAFE02, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000002, Horticulture and Conservation, c000010, TAFEADM, bda6 ahc51116

Cultivate a bright future for yourself and others

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage conservation and land management activities.

You will learn about the various areas of the industry such as land management, natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks. You will also learn skills in managing projects, programs and staff as they relate to your chosen area/s of specialisation.

Completing an additional two units with the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management will see you gain a dual qualification, incorporating the Diploma of Horticulture, talk to staff when you enrol.

Gain these skills
  • Collect and classify plants
  • Conduct biological surveys and soil sampling
  • Identify pests
  • Design natural restoration and management plan for an area
  • Maintain work health and safety processes
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in conservation and the environment
  • A willingness to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Self motivated and independent
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

52768WA YT96 Course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) (Introductory) Course in On campus
Leederville
Mount Lawley
52768WA, TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000002, General Education, yt96, gate, employability, disability, job, skills, intro, access, aboriginal, atsi, indigenous, C000000, C000002, Horticulture and Conservation, C000010, C000009

Do you want to move towards employment or further your education?

Or maybe you would like to improve your personal skills. Our courses can open up a whole world of opportunities to you and offer increased contact hours, excellent resources and highly experienced lecturers who work with specialist employment agencies.

This course is available to people from all backgrounds, including those with an intellectual or learning disability,

If you want to enrol in this course you need to make an appointment with the study area to discuss options. Please use the link below to book an appointment. Appointment bookings may only be available during TAFE enrolment periods. If the appointments calendar does not show any available bookings this may be because they are fully booked, or you are enquiring outside of an advertised TAFE enrolment period.

Leederville - Gardening and Maintenance

The gardening and maintenance program at Leederville is designed to help you experience work. You will develop practical skills in cleaning and gardening while also developing basic computer literacy. This course can lead to other training courses after successful completion.

 

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A desire to build confidence and re-engage with learning
  • A desire to pathway into a TAFE course or employment
EAA14 Pesticides Skill Set (Level 3) Skill set On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

This Skill Set has been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

For further information regarding the technician licence and requirements visit the Department of Health website.

Gain these skills
  • Use small, portable hand held operated sprayers such as a knapsack or  back pack, to control weeds and and other minor pests
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport and store chemicals
EAB02 Pesticides Skill Set (Level 4) Skill set On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

This Skill Set has been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

For further information regarding the technician licence and requirements visit the Department of Health website.

Gain these skills
  • Use small, portable hand held operated sprayers such as a knapsack or  back pack, to control weeds and and other minor pests
  • Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Plan and implement a chemical use program

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Our AgriFood Operations course will provide you with the skills to grow and harvest trees and plants. You will also learn about maintaining your workplace and work health & safety processes. The skills you learn in this course will assist you to start employment, gain entry into an apprenticeship, or prepare you for further study of a Certificate II qualification.

Competent laboratory personnel are in high demand in a vast range of industries. You can work in laboratories in a variety of dynamic fields, such as biomedical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical, mining, petroleum, agriculture, physics, chemical, environmental, food or forensics. 

You will gradually gain experience in essential technical skills and lab techniques on industry standard equipment throughout your studies. Whatever industry you choose, our laboratory operations pathway will prepare you for it. 

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

You will learn the background to environmental impact assessments, relevant legislation, identification of flora, fauna and soils, chemistry, mathematics, navigation, mapping, collection and management of samples and OHS while also participating in field trips and camps.

You will also have the opportunity to work on real projects. Our close links to industry, as well as State and national environmental objectives and procedures, ensures our training remains current and up to date, while also allowing you to build your own networks within the environmental industry.