Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 18 monthsPart Time: 3 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Full time; Part Time (Day); Flexible
- Starting Date
- February 2013
- February 2013
- February 2013
- 8.30 am till 4.00 pm Monday to Friday
Phone: (03) 5120 4525
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
This course is especially designed for landholders, farmers, land managers, bush regenerators, landcare workers, weed officers and students of environmental management.
The diploma course can take 18 months full time, or 36 months part time - complete the course as quickly or as slowly as you wish.
The course aims to give you the knowledge and skills you need to:
- Assess the condition of the landscape you are working with.
- Draw up plans for managing and restoring a particular land system.
- Improve your landcare and natural resource management skills.
- Work effectively with others on landcare, catchment and natural resource management projects.
- Understand the safety, legal and policy framework for conservation and natural resource management.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Coordinator of landcare groups for landholders, farmers, land managers, bush regenerators, landcare workers, weed officers and students of environmental management.
- Local, State and National Government biodiversity, botany, conservation and land management environmental positions
- Year 12 (or equivalent), or mature age.
- Industry experience.
- Completion of courses relevant to this field of study.
- Attendance at an interview.
None. However, preference will be granted to students who have studied in this area in previous courses, Horticulture or Conservation.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentPractical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, documents/folio, group projects, group discussions, examinations, and oral presentations.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Unit Code||Unit Number|
|AHCILM501A||Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources|
|AHCILM502A||Develop conservation strategies for cultural resources|
|AHCILM503A||Manage restoration of cultural places|
|AHCILM504A||Develop strategies for Indigenous land or sea management|
|AHCILM505A||Map relationship of business enterprise to culture and country|
|AHCILM506A||Operate within community cultures and goals|
|AHCILM507A||Plan for successful cultural practice at work|
|AHCILM508A||Propose a negotiated outcome for a given area of country|
|AHCILM509A||Plan burning activities for natural and cultural resource management|
|AHCILM601A||Manage cultural processes in an Indigenous organisation|
|SITTGDE009A||Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture|
|AHCLPW501A||Develop a management plan for a designated area|
|AHCLPW503A||Assess applications for legislative compliance|
|AHCLPW504A||Review assessments for legislative compliance|
|AHCLPW505A||Implement natural and cultural resource management plans|
|AHCLPW601A||Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan|
|NWP512B||Develop and review catchment management plan|
|NWP513B||Implement and manage catchment management plan|
|PUAFIR406B||Develop prescribed burning plans|
|PRMWM43B||Develop an environmental management strategy|
|SRXRES010B||Protect heritage and cultural assets|
|AHCNAR502A||Conduct biological surveys|
|AHCNAR503A||Design a natural area restoration project|
|AHCNAR504A||Manage natural area restoration programs|
|AHCNAR505A||Plan river restoration works|
|AHCNAR506A||Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies|
|AHCPMG501A||Coordinate the pest management strategy in a regional or broader context|
|AHCPMG502A||Define the pest problem in a regional or broader context|
|AHCPMG503A||Develop a strategy for the management of target pests|
|AHCPMG504A||Develop a system for monitoring the pest management strategy|
|AHCPMG505A||Evaluate the pest management strategy|