Are you looking for a career working in a sustainable, growing industry?
- 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
Please note: this qualification has been superseded. Students enrolling in 2021 will need to successfully complete all units before 22 December 2021 or transition to the new qualification when available.
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 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
Conservation and land management qualifications can lead to jobs in native plant nurseries, environmental weed control, catchment groups, mining industry, local government, government agencies and environmental management companies.
- conservation worker
- lands, parks and wildlife manager
- bushcare worker
- environmental worker
- regeneration worker.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.
To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.
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