Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration - AHC31716


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

This qualification provides vocational outcomes for workers in the conservation and land management industry undertaking natural area restoration work such as revegetation and land rehabilitation.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 16 units: 2 core
  • 14 elective


  • Construct conservation earthworks
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Implement revegetation works
  • Collect and preserve biological samples
  • Navigate in remote or trackless areas
  • Operate chemical application machinery and equipment
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Respond to rescue incidents
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Carry out natural area restoration works
  • Undertake direct seeding
  • Implement erosion and sediment control measures
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Extract seed
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • Control weeds
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Conduct photography for fieldwork
  • Collect native seed
  • Read and interpret maps
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Sample soils and interpret results
  • Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
  • Identify plant specimens
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Operate quad bikes

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks

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