Horticulture and CLM

AHC51116 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

AHC51116 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (CLM) Training Package. It reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with a technical level of skill in land management roles.

The Diploma in Conservation and Land Management training is offered to students already working in the industry or with access to a suitable workplace.

This qualification would suit:

  • those currently working in the Conservation and Land Management Industry and wanting to gain a qualification.
  • those currently working In the Conservation and Land Management industry who have completed some units of the Diploma and now want the entire qualification.
  • those who hold a Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Career Opportunities

Further study or career options may include:

  • Possible entry points and career paths for Bushcare, Landcare and Coastcare managers, Green Corps leaders and environmental consultants
  • Full or part-time training that leads to an Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Dates and Times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • This course is for people who are currently employed in the Conservation and Land Management sector
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register

NORTH WEST
Burnie Campus

  • Students need to be working in the industry
  • Contact us to express your interest

Learning Options

This course is for people who are currently employed in the Conservation and Land Management sector. Depending on your needs, 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 – Learning will be in TasTAFE, or in another venue if appropriate
  • The completion of assignments and projects
  • Demonstrations – to show you how to do things.
  • Learning Guides – Books that contain information to help with your learning.
  • DVDs, Videos and text books – Resources that give you extra support and information.
  • Industry manuals and codes of practice
  • One-on-one mentoring.

The majority of learning will take place in your workplace, however it may be necessary to commit some personal time to completing Learning Guides and assignments. Also you may need to research some information utilizing the internet and Libraries etc.

Assessment Process

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

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.

You will be provided with a variety of ways to assess underpinning knowledge, which are discussed and negotiated prior to enrolment. Options will include:

  • Written tests (an open book environment is often used)
  • Presentations to class and teachers to assess units of competency such as communication skills and technical understanding
  • Written assignments, projects and reports
  • Written and/or oral questions and answers within the workplace environment
  • Workplace based assessments conducted in the workplace by supervisors who have the required vocational competencies and qualifications.

You will be provided with a variety of ways to assess practical skills, which are discussed and negotiated prior to enrolment. Options will include:

  • Observation and discussion. You will be observed by an assessor while you complete practical activities.
  • Self-assessment. You will be asked to assess your practical activity against the standards set out in the unit and explained to you as good laboratory practice.
  • Workplace based assessments conducted in the workplace by supervisors who have the required vocational competencies and qualifications.

Recognition

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

Fees and Payments

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan
For further details on Fees and Payments please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Pre-requisites

It is desirable that you have completed year 12. A suitable workplace and experience is necessary.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify a total of 10 units of competency must be completed.

  • Four units must be from Group A.
  • A further four units should be from Group A and / or Group B
  • Another two units must be completed. These can be from Group A or Group B and / or Group C.

Group C Units include other units of competency from Conservation and Land Management and / or other Training Packages at AQF levels 4, 5 and 6. These units must be relevant to work in the CLM field.

Contact the Team for a full list of units.

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