Horticulture and CLM

AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (CLM) Training Package. It provides a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry. The qualification enables individuals to select an Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

This qualification provides people with general vocational skills in the conservation and land management; it covers land and conservation work; lands, parks and wildlife natural area restoration; weed management and; vertebrate pest management. Core training covers occupational health and safety and observing environmental work practices.

This qualification would suit:

  • people who enjoy working in the outdoors and undertaking physical activity
  • those currently working in the conservation and land management industry and wanting to gain a qualification.
  • those who have completed some units of the AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management and now want the entire qualification.
  • those who would like to work in the conservation and land management industry.
  • those looking for a change in career.

This qualification may also be available as an Apprenticeship. For more information go to our Apprenticeship and Traineeship page.

Career Opportunities

Further study or career options may include:

  • enrolment in AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management.
  • possible entry points and career paths for summer rangers, community group coordinators and local government workers in natural area management, self employed regeneration workers or land owners interested in management of natural areas.
  • National parks revegetation and land rehabilitation workers

Dates and Times

Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Burnie Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Duration:  2 days per week
  • Information Session:  Thursday, 29 November 2018 – 3pm (Duration 1 hour)
    • Venue:  E Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

Learning options include:

  • Training is delivered in the classrooms, on the TasTAFE campuses and various locations off campus as required.
  • Training includes project based activities, field work, excursions and guest speakers.
  • Tools and equipment for practical sessions are provided.
  • Learning guides are provided for relevant units and resources available from learning centre are listed with each assessment package.

Assessment Process

As a student, you are entitled to negotiate the assessment pathway (i.e. training or recognition) with your teacher at any time prior to or after enrolment. Assessment includes:

  • Oral and written questions
  • Demonstration of skills
  • Assessment may take place on campus, classroom or during practical sessions off campus
  • Assignments – written or electronic presentation
  • Product/Work samples – this may include records, completion of forms, work diaries and logs, profile sheets


For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/


There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete this qualification you will need 16 units comprising of:

  • 2 core units
  • 14 elective units

Not all elective units are available in all regions


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