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Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

National Course Code: AHC51116

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC51116-01V01

Nominal Hours: 1080

Indicative Cost: $12,160

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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.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Student Suitability

To get the most out of this course you should hold a Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management and/or 2 years of demonstrated industry experience. You will also need access to a suitable bushland site where you will complete the assessments for this course. Prior completion of a Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (or equivalent) will give applicants the fundamental underpinning skills and knowledge which are key to successfully completing this Diploma.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

Entry Requirements - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management and /or demonstrated two (2) years experience in the bush regeneration/conservation and Land Management industry and
- Access to suitable industry based (bushland) worksites on a regular basis.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

AHCBUS504 Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
AHCPMG411 Ensure compliance with pest legislation
AHCLPW501 Develop a management plan for a designated area
AHCWRK502 Collect and manage data
AHCNAR502 Conduct biological surveys
AHCWRK503 Prepare reports
AHCNAR504 Manage natural area restoration programs
AHCNAR503 Design a natural area restoration project
CPPSIS4025 Collect spatial data using GNSS
AHCPCM502 Collect and classify plants

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

The indicative cost of this course is $12,160.

There are no subsidies for this course, it is offered for enrolment under a fee-for-service. There are no concessions, exemptions or scholarships available. Payment by instalments is available.
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
19OTE00507UOS 1 -Diploma of Conservation and Land Management1 Feb 20192 Aug 20191 Apr 2019$4,054
19OTE00508UOS 2 -Diploma of Conservation and Land Management1 Feb 201931 Jan 20208 Oct 2019$4,054
19OTE00512UOS 3 -Diploma of Conservation and Land Management1 Feb 201931 Jul 20206 Apr 2020$4,052

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your fees. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 601.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To apply for this course please click on the Apply Now button below. You may be required to supply additional information by e-mail. Please contact the teaching section on Oten.CLM@tafensw.edu.au for further information.

19OTE-001 S:1/2/2019 E:31/7/2020 D:548

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