This ecology course is designed for vegetation removal and pruning workers/operators who perform work involving pruning and removal of vegetation by climbing.
In our ecology course you'll learn how to:
03 Apr 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
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February and July 2020
Full time: 6 months
Part time: 12 months (the time taken to complete this course may vary depending on the individual input)
Off campus: variable
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion of our ecology course you can apply for positions with arboriculture enterprises and local government authorities as ground crew or line-clearing workers
There are no entry requirements but employment in a climbing capacity with an arborist or local government authorities is highly recommended as a log book of climbing hours is required
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
On successful completion of our ecology course you can apply for entry into the Certificate III in Ecology
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$722||$1,788||$5,228|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$722||$1,745||$5,228|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
To be eligible for the award of the Certificate II in Ecology with a specialisation in Aerial – Tree Climbing, competency must be demonstrated in 11 units (9 core units and 2 aerial tree climbing specialisation units)
The qualification also requires 80 hours of work placement in an appropriate industry-recognised workplace/environment
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