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 AHC51116 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 AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Bushcare, Landcare and Coastcare managers
  • Green Corps leaders
  • Environmental consultants

Location, dates and times

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.

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:

  • 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.
  • 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 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.

Eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma students who are unable to pay tuition fees up front are able to defer fees under the VET Student Loans scheme.
Further details are available at our VET Student Loans page.

Essential Requirements

A suitable workplace and relevant experience is necessary.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

It is desirable that you have completed year 12.


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.


AHC51116 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Qualification Requirements

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

Contact us today for a full list of units.


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