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 course is a pathway to further conservation and horticulture courses.
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 may be a combination of observation, discussion, written assessments and/or practical application and work-related projects.
Code Name AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs AHCPMG201 Treat weeds AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCPCM201 Recognise plants AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices AHCSAW201 Conduct erosion and sediment control activities AHCWRK202 Observe environmental work practices AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws AHCFAU201 Recognise fauna AHCNAR201 Carry out natural area restoration works
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 course.
Qualification & Recognition
After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed AHC21016 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 AHC21016
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.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
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 – government subsidised, full fee and concession.
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. Concession fees are not available for qualifications at diploma level or above.
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 / VET Student Loans 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.
To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.