This program is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a community facilitation role in the Conservation and Land Management field. It provides knowledge in environmental issues, biodiversity, habitat restoration, community facilitation, project management and aquatic ecosystems.
This course forms the first year of the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management.
Students have the opportunity to go on a camp to French Island to undertake a range of practical exercises. All students must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions and must confirm to OH&S dress req (work boots).
All students must complete a questionnaire on application. Questionnaires are assessed on eligibly. Applicants will be notified by end of November if accepted. Interviews may be required.
When Does The Course Start?
February and July
Full time and part time options.
Some online units
24- 30 hours per week for full time
Part time hours may vary depending on students competency choices
What Entrance Requirements Are There?
Applicants should have either attained the Certificate II or III, or have relevant industry experience such as practical placement or volunteer work. Applicants must be willing to participate in field based, off Campus activities.
How Will I Be Selected?
Questionnaire and Interview
Are There Any Other Special Requirements?
Applicants must be willing to work outdoors
How Should I Apply?
Apply directly to Chisholm
Is There An Information Session?
You will be notified about an Information Session.
Is There An Interview?
Interview will be required
Study Area Summary / Subjects / Modules
Report on projects, Control weeds, Prepare and apply chemicals, Transport, handle & store chemicals, Cost a project, Collect and classify plants, Plan the implementation revegetation, Inspect & monitor cultural places, Monitor Biodiversity, Produce maps for land management, Develop community networks, Provide info on environment issues & pol & Provide training through instruction, Plan and develop interpretive activities, Supervise machinery and equipment and Respond in an emergency.
Prac and theory
Bushland crew leader, facilitating environmental groups and projects
Green Corp Supervisor
Landcare or Coastcare Coordinator
Catchment Management Authority Program Co-ordinator
Further Education Opportunities and Articulation to Other Courses
Diploma in Conservation and Land Management, related university degree
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, they may apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning).
There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
• Previous study
• Skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course.
Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling, Careers Advice and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details.