Horticulture and CLM

AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

AHC40916 – 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 AHC31416 – Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management.
  • those who have completed some units of AHC40916 – 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

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • 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.

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

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

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

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

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Essential Requirements

An important feature of this 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.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Students entering AHC40916 – 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.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management.

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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