Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

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Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Deepening
Course Location
Course Duration
1 year
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; Flexible
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing
8.30am - 4.00pm

Sionainn Hayes
Phone:  (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email:  sionainnh@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Alison Lawless
Phone: (03) 5120 4505
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: alisonla@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

p>The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skill in land management roles.

It is designed for landholders, farmers, land managers, bush regenerators, landcare workers, weed officers and students of environmental management.

  • 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 Recognition

Upon 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.

Employment Prospects

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Lands, parks and wildlife manager
  • Senior Ranger
  • 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

Entry Requirements

  • 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 Apply

Direct to Institute


A range of assessment methods will be used, including practical 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?


Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Elective units
* A selection of 10 elective units are to be undertaken.  Please contact us for further information.