Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management - AHC21016


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Maclean Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Trenayr Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network), OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

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, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

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