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Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (AHC31416)

Course summary

This qualification enables individuals to select an indigenous land management, lands, parks, and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these. Tasks covered include: identifying plant specimens, maintaining and re-vegetating areas, controlling weeds, conducting site and park inspections, erosion and sediment control and chemical management.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • - Horticulture
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Entry Requirements

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices or trainees in a relevant industry.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible employment options include the areas of Indigenous land management, lands, parks, and wildlife or natural area management 

Course Structures

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Standard Course Structure

Core Units
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
AHCARB301 Implement a tree maintenance program
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport handle and store chemicals
AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works
AHCNAR301 Maintain natural areas
AHCNAR303 Implement revegetation works
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPCM303 Identify plant specimens
AHCPCM304 Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPGD303 Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCPGD304 Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSAW302 Implement erosion and sediment control measures
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities
AHCWRK311 Conduct site inspections

Course Availabilities

Apprenticeship Training

This course is for apprentices or trainees only.

Related Courses

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Resource Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for this course. Students will need to have the following items:

  • Protective Boots
  • Safety Glasses
  • Garden gloves
  • Wide-brim hat for outdoor work
  • Long sleeve cotton shirt
  • Cotton drill shorts or trousers suitable for outdoor work.