AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management


National Code: AHC51116
TAFE SA Code: TP01044


Description

This course reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skill in land management roles.

Duration
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Up to 24 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Study Mode
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Scheduled


Course Admission Requirements

  • No Course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Subsidised
$1,458 - $2,060
$5,832 - $8,239
Concession
$1,090 - $1,540
$4,360 - $6,160

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$2,344 - $3,311
$9,374 - $13,244

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $150.00 for Field trip expenses.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Successful completion of this qualification and suitable experience provides you with the opportunity to become a manager in land management with environmental organisations.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Conservation and Land Management (AHC51116)
    The course enables individuals to select an indigenous land management, conservation earthworks, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus, or a mix of these. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 10 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse and present research information 40
    Collect and classify plants 120
    Collect and manage data 120
    Conduct biological surveys 200
    Define the pest problem 100
    Design a natural area restoration project 200
    Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy 180
    Develop a management plan for a designated area 200
    Develop a pest management plan 90
    Develop a water quality monitoring program 120
    Develop interpretive activities 60
    Manage natural area restoration programs 200
    Manage natural areas on a rural property 80
    Plan river restoration works 150
    Plan the implementation of revegetation works 80
    Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders 120
    Prepare reports 60
    Produce maps for land management purposes 120
    Provide specialist advice to clients 100
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Science (Wildlife Conservation Biology)
    Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
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