Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
|Course length||Full time: 13 weeks|
|Part time: Variable|
|Study mode||Full time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Horticulture & Floristry Department
03 9564 6391
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This introductory course provides you with the skills to enter the field of horticulture, conservation and land management. You will study a range of areas including indigenous land management, natural area restoration and pest management. You will also gain specific skills in the areas of plant, fauna, soil and water conservation. This program is a pathway to further conservation and horticulture programs.
To receive this qualification you must complete 2 core units and 13 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
AssessmentAssessment includes simulated workplace assessment, combined with the components designed to complement the learning outcomes described in the competencies.
Code Name AHCCHM201A Apply chemicals under supervision AHCILM202A Observe and report plants and/or animals AHCINF202A Install, maintain and repair fencing AHCMOM203A Operate basic machinery and equipment AHCNAR201A Carry out natural area restoration works AHCNSY203A Undertake propagation activities AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes AHCPCM201A Recognise plants AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs AHCPMG202A Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCWRK204A Work effectively in the industry AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices HLTFA301B Apply First Aid FPIFGM2211B Detect wildfire AHCARB250A Operate and maintain chainsaws
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
There are no formal prerequisites for this program.
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed AHC21010 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.
Graduates of this course are well positioned to pursue apprenticeships or other courses in conservation and land management.
- Park worker
- Revegetation worker
- Land rehabilitation worker
- Conservation worker
How to Apply
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Horticulture & Floristry Department
03 9564 6391
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Fees$2000 Holmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE AHC21010
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $2000 Full Fee $7000
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you are commencing study in 2016. These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
You should note that fees may change in 2017.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – concession, subsidised and full fee.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.