Charles Darwin University

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management - AHC21016

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00300K

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management. Work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision.The qualification 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.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 15 units: 2 core
  • 13 elective


  • Provide first aid in remote situations
  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Install, maintain and repair farm fencing
  • Install aggregate paths
  • Fell small trees
  • Conduct dozer operations
  • Assist with prescribed burning
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Operate tractors
  • Recognise plants
  • Install tree protection devices
  • Carry out natural area restoration works
  • Provide visitor information
  • Operate two wheel motorbikes
  • Provide basic emergency life support
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • Provide information on products and services
  • Record information about Country
  • Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures
  • Maintain cultural places
  • Respond to wildfire
  • Conduct erosion and sediment control activities
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Recognise fauna
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Conduct scraper operations
  • Plant trees and shrubs
  • Conduct excavator operations
  • Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material
  • Care for nursery plants
  • Conduct grader operations
  • Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
  • Operate vehicles
  • Collect native seed
  • Participate in workplace communications
  • Apply animal trapping techniques
  • Observe environmental work practices
  • Conduct visual inspection of park facilities
  • Observe and report on weather
  • Assist with landscape construction work
  • Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads
  • Carry out basic electric fencing operations
  • Collect and record production data
  • Treat weeds
  • Work effectively in the industry
  • Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • Maintain properties and structures
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • Use firearms to humanely destroy animals
  • Provide first aid
  • Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
  • Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
  • Participate in work health and safety processes
  • Use business technology
  • Apply chemicals under supervision
  • Protect and preserve incident scene
  • Conduct front-end loader operations
  • Observe and report plants or animals
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment

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