Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Program code AHC21010
Start date(s) February/July
Program length Full time: 10 weeks
Campus Waverley
Study mode Full time
International program No
  • Program Overview

    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.

  • Program Structure

    To successfully achieve the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management you will be required to complete all units in the following sample program:

    Assessment

    Assessment includes simulated workplace assessment, combined with the components designed to complement the learning outcomes described in the competencies.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    AHCCHM201AApply chemicals under supervision
    AHCILM202AObserve and report plants and/or animals
    AHCINF202AInstall, maintain and repair fencing
    AHCMOM203AOperate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCNAR201ACarry out natural area restoration works
    AHCNSY203AUndertake propagation activities
    AHCOHS201AParticipate in OHS processes
    AHCPCM201ARecognise plants
    AHCPGD201APlant trees and shrubs
    AHCPMG202ATreat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCWRK204AWork effectively in the industry
    AHCWRK209AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    HLTFA301BApply First Aid
    FPIFGM2211BDetect wildfire
    AHCARB250AOperate and maintain chainsaws
  • Requirements

    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. AQTF 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.

    Prerequisites

    There are no formal prerequisites for this program.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.

    Pathways

    Graduates of this course are well positioned to pursue apprenticeships or other courses in conservation and land management.

    Career Opportunities

    • Park worker
    • Revegetation worker
    • Land rehabilitation worker
    • Conservation worker
  • Dates

    Attendance

    You are required to attend training five days per week.

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    Apply online now

    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.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Horticulture & Floristry Department
    03 9564 6391
    horticulture@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    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 were are a typical full time student completing your study in 2015.

    These are not your fees.  Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.

    You should note that fees may change in 2016.

    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.