Horticulture and CLM

AHC40910 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

AHC40910 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (CLM) Training Package. It allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the conservation and land management industry. This qualification enables a selection of units from Indigenous land management, natural area restoration, conservation earthworks or lands, parks and wildlife to create a general qualification as a job focus.

New Apprentices at this level are likely to have significant responsibilities in supervising land, parks, wildlife management activities in the conservation and land management sector. Core training may include planning and implementing re-vegetation works, monitoring biodiversity, supervision of natural area restoration works, production of maps for land management purposes and processing of applications for changes in land use.

This qualification would suit:

  • those currently working in the Conservation and Land Management Industry and wanting to gain a qualification.
  • those who have completed Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management.
  • those who have completed some units of the Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management and now want the entire qualification.
  • those who would like to gain skills by completing some units and not the entire qualification.

Career Opportunities

Further study or career options may include:

  • Possible entry points and career paths as Green Corps leaders, Project Officers in natural area management, technical assistants in areas such as Landcare, Coastcare and Bushcare; environmental consultants and land owners interested in natural area management.
  • Full or part-time training that leads to a Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Dates and Times

Clarence Campus

  • Rolling Intake
  • Information Sessions:  Friday, 24 November 2017 – 10.30am to 11.30am
    • Venue:  Room K302, Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane

    Students need to be working in the Industry or have access to a workplace

  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Burnie Campus

  • Students need to be working in the Industry
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

This course can be undertaken either part time or full time. Your learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. Learning options will include:

  • On-the-job – training in your workplace.
  • Off-the-job – classroom-based workshops
  • Learning Guides – Books that contain information to help with your learning.
  • The completion of various assignments/reports
  • DVDs and Videos – Resources that give you extra support and information.

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. Throughout all assessments Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed.

You will have a variety of ways to be assessed. Options will include:

  • Projects – group or individual, may be practical or research based.
  • Assignments – research topic and provide a written response.
  • Photographic and other media evidence.


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/


Students entering Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management may be in a supervisor or team leader position or may have worked in the industry for several years and wish to develop their skills further. It is desirable that you have completed year 12 and/or have completed Certificate II or III in Conservation and Land Management and/or have relevant industry experience.

An important feature of this Certificate IV course is that skills are developed and assessed in a workplace situation. Therefore access to a suitable workplace is necessary. This may be paid or voluntary work at the appropriate level or project work undertaken at the Clarence or Burnie Campus or other sites.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify a total of 12 units of competency must be successfully completed comprising of 1 core unit and 11 elective units.


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