TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management - AHC31416

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry.The qualification enables individuals to select an Indigenous land management, 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.

Structure

  • 16 units: 2 core
  • 14 elective

Subjects

  • Construct conservation earthworks
  • Survey pests
  • Transport machinery
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Assess operational risk
  • Implement revegetation works
  • Collect and preserve biological samples
  • Erect timber structures and features
  • Navigate in remote or trackless areas
  • Carry out inspection of designated area
  • Ensure compliance with pest legislation
  • Provide on-job training support
  • Operate chemical application machinery and equipment
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Respond to rescue incidents
  • Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Undertake direct seeding
  • Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation
  • Operate machinery and equipment
  • Operate specialised machinery and equipment
  • Implement pest management strategies
  • Implement erosion and sediment control measures
  • Set out site for construction works
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Respond to wildfire
  • Implement property improvement, construction and repair
  • Plan and construct conventional fencing
  • Recognise fauna
  • Suppress wildfire
  • Identify traditional customs and land rights for an Indigenous Community
  • Respond to wildlife emergencies
  • Treat operational risk
  • Sample seed before and after processing
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • Control weeds
  • Use firearms for pest control activities from aircraft
  • Rescue animals and apply basic first aid
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Conduct photography for fieldwork
  • Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment
  • Collect native seed
  • Read and interpret maps
  • Apply animal trapping techniques
  • Determine pest control techniques
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Perform machinery maintenance
  • Work as a guide
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Perform diving for scientific purposes
  • Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Construct access tracks
  • Undertake sampling and testing of water
  • Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • Supervise park visitor activities
  • Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture
  • Identify plant specimens
  • Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Prepare, monitor and maintain biological agents
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ryde Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Yallah Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Ryde Campus.

"**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- You will be required to purchase two additional reference books and some personal protective clothing the total cost of the additional books and PPE will be no more than $150.

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Learners are required to wear appropriate neat clothing and provide their own safety footwear. They are encouraged to provide their own PPE, however the section has some that they can borrow. They are required to provide all their stationary including books, pens, pencils, rulers etc

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