• Course Code
  • AHC51116
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 18 months
  • Starting Date
  • April 2020
  • Location
  • Forestec
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Course Overview

Passionate about protecting the environment? The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skills in conservation and land management roles.Job Roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  Possible industry pathways relevant to this qualification include: Lands, parks and wildlife manager, Senior Ranger, Project Officer. Be the change you want to see for the environment by joining the industry of Conservation and Land Management.

This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.


Forestec 3 days a week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.00am-4.00pm Thursdays are available for 2 hours of supervised project work where required

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management.

Career Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Lands, parks and wildlife manager, Senior Ranger, Project officer

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Advanced diploma Conservation and Land Management
  • Bachelor Degree Applied Science (environmental)

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management and or industry experience
  • Interview with teaching staff before enrolment

Limitations to entry

  • Successful completion of Language, Literacy and numeracy  at required level


None. However, preference will be granted to students who have studied in this area in previous courses, Horticulture or Conservation.

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are available to assist eligible students studying higher level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications to pay their tuition fees. Higher level VET qualifications are at those at a Diploma level and above. VET Student loans are capped at a maximum for each approved course of study and the amount of the loan cannot be greater than your remaining FEE-HELP balance. If eligible for a student loan, you can access up to $15,793 to help cover the tuition fees for this course. For more information about VET Student Loans and eligibility requirements, please click here.

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Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Forestec Course units
AHCNAR402 Plan The Implementation Of Revegetation Works
AHCPMG413 Define The Pest Problem
AHCPCM502 Collect And Classify Plants
AHCNRM501 Develop A Coastal Rehabilitation Strategy
AHCNAR505 Plan River Restoration Works
AHCNAR503 Design A Natural Area Restoration Project
AHCNAR502 Conduct Biological Surveys
AHCLPW501 Develop A Management Plan For A Designated Area
AHCLPW404 Produce Maps For Land Management Purposes
AHCILM501 Conduct Field Research Into Natural And Cultural Resources


Not Applicable

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