Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management - AHC40916


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

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the conservation and land management industry.This qualification enables a selection of units from indigenous land management, natural area restoration, conservation earthworks or lands, parks and wildlife to create a general qualification as a job focus.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 1 core
  • 11 elective


  • Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
  • Contribute to association governance
  • Supervise acid sulphate soil remediation and management projects
  • Supervise landscape project works
  • Plan and implement a chemical use program
  • Develop a regional pest management plan
  • Plan the implementation of revegetation works
  • Present proposed courses of action to meeting
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment
  • Maintain workplace health and safety processes
  • Develop and implement community programs
  • Ensure compliance with pest legislation
  • Recommend plants and cultural practices
  • Contribute to the proposal for a negotiated outcome for a given area of Country
  • Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest
  • Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems
  • Plan and implement a biosecurity program
  • Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • Develop interpretive activities
  • Supervise natural area restoration works
  • Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
  • Prepare project acquittal
  • Provide visitor information
  • Supervise implementation of conservation earthworks plans
  • Devise and conduct community consultations
  • Develop approaches to include cultural and human diversity
  • Prepare acid sulphate soil management plans
  • Implement land and sea management practices
  • Investigate a pest control failure
  • Operate within a budget framework
  • Suppress wildfire
  • Conduct briefings/debriefings
  • Support policy implementation
  • Facilitate ongoing group development
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Promote community programs
  • Implement a pest management plan
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Provide information on issues and policies
  • Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments
  • Conduct prescribed burning
  • Manage simple projects
  • Develop work practices to accommodate cultural identity
  • Plan a plant establishment program
  • Deal with conflict
  • Develop community networks
  • Sample soils and interpret results
  • Coordinate fundraising activities
  • Define the pest problem
  • Produce maps for land management purposes
  • Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures
  • Manage seed collection
  • Source goods/services and evaluate contractors
  • Coordinate social events to support group purposes
  • Liaise with media at a local level
  • Participate in assessments of project submissions
  • Monitor biodiversity
  • Develop a pest management plan
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Cost a project
  • Supervise work routines and staff performance
  • Set out conservation earthworks
  • Service committees
  • Process applications for changes in land use
  • Support individuals in resource management change processes
  • Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan
  • Obtain resources from community and groups
  • Protect places of cultural significance
  • Report on place of potential cultural significance
  • Protect and preserve incident scene
  • Plan and supervise control activities on infected premises
  • Inspect and monitor cultural places
  • Coordinate board or committee elections
  • Report on project
  • Manage a multi team response
  • Record and document Community history
  • Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
National Environmental Centre No
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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