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AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

National ID AHC21020 State ID BGH1
Start your career in the land conservation industry

Develop the practical skills and knowledge to work in conservation and ecosystem management. 

Learn how to treat weeds, plant shrubs and trees, use equipment, maintain wildlife habitat refuges and recognise flora and fauna. 

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AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

CampusesMandurah. Murdoch.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2023. Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode On Campus. Traineeship.

Develop technical and practical knowledge in conservation and ecosystem management for parks and wildlife services work. Learn how to undertake restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems under the supervision of a project leader. Get hands-on with industry-specific, field-oriented practical activities in conservation work. 

 

  • operating machinery
  • recognising flora and fauna
  • planting shrubs and trees 
  • organising propagation 
  • restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges
  • treating weeds
  • safely handling chemicals
  • implementing workplace safety and health measures

 

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • enjoyment of practical work and working in varied weather conditions outdoors
  • a passion for conservation, ecosystems and the environment
  • high fitness levels and able to carry out manual work
  • enjoyment of nature and the outdoors

Important information

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All year round

Details

When All year round
How Traineeship

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective  
National ID Unit title
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCECR202 Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
AHCECR203 Perform basic ecological restoration works
AHCECR305 Collect native seed
AHCFAU202 Recognise fauna
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
ICTICT214 Operate application software packages

All year round

Details

When All year round
How Traineeship

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective  
National ID Unit title
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCECR202 Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
AHCECR203 Perform basic ecological restoration works
AHCECR305 Collect native seed
AHCFAU202 Recognise fauna
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
ICTICT214 Operate application software packages

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Mandurah
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices $32.40 $9.60 $24.75

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Apply chemicals under supervision
$56.70 $16.80 $37.75
Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
$48.60 $14.40 $36.50
Perform basic ecological restoration works
$56.70 $16.80 $50.00
Collect native seed
$56.70 $16.80 $43.75
Recognise fauna
$56.70 $16.80 $66.75
Operate basic machinery and equipment
$56.70 $16.80 $41.25
Undertake propagation activities
$40.50 $12.00 $46.00
Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
$38.88 $11.52 $24.75
Recognise plants
$56.70 $16.80 $30.25
Treat weeds
$56.70 $16.80 $41.25
Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
$56.70 $16.80 $43.25
Participate in workplace communications
$38.88 $11.52 $23.50
Operate application software packages
$97.20 $28.80 $21.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Mandurah
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices $32.40 $9.60 $24.75

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Apply chemicals under supervision
$56.70 $16.80 $37.75
Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
$48.60 $14.40 $36.50
Perform basic ecological restoration works
$56.70 $16.80 $50.00
Collect native seed
$56.70 $16.80 $43.75
Recognise fauna
$56.70 $16.80 $66.75
Operate basic machinery and equipment
$56.70 $16.80 $41.25
Undertake propagation activities
$40.50 $12.00 $46.00
Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
$38.88 $11.52 $24.75
Recognise plants
$56.70 $16.80 $30.25
Treat weeds
$56.70 $16.80 $41.25
Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
$56.70 $16.80 $43.25
Participate in workplace communications
$38.88 $11.52 $23.50
Operate application software packages
$97.20 $28.80 $21.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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