Are you looking for a career working with plants and animals?
When you complete the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work.
Gain these skills:
- natural resource management
- land management
- mine site rehabilitation
- manage staff and lead teams to implement conservation programs
- land management strategies
Learn in specialised facilities
South Metropolitan TAFE's Murdoch Campus has extensive horticulture facilities, including large work sheds and sheltered nursery areas. The large grounds area surrounding Murdoch Campus also provides ample practice areas for students.
This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2021. This means that students starting in 2021 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.
Students will need to ensure they have successfully completed all units and be issued the qualification before 22 December 2021 or transition to the new qualification when available.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent||Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)||Certificate III|
Applicants are required to provide evidence that they meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Completed a certificate IV Conservation and Land Management
- Minimum 12 months in Conservation and Land Management industry with participation at middle management level.
Attendance in class
This course is equivalent to 1 day per week when studied part-time across two semesters.
As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study per unit each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.
You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours. Office 365 is provided to enrolled students.
Not a requirement of this course.
What you need for your first day of class
On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book, eraser, ruler, calculator, highlighter, 2 ring binder/lever-arch file, USB storage device and a clipboard for field work).
- Steel-capped safety boots (mandatory within all classrooms)
- Collared long-sleeve shirt and work trousers
- Sun hat
- Australian standard eye protection
- Australian standard hearing protection
- Gardening gloves
Detailed specifics will be advised by your course lecturer at orientation.
Study options and next steps
Click on your preferred study mode below to get started with your application.