About the course

About the course

Take advantage of the rapidly expanding industry of land conservation by completing our conservation and land management course. Based at our Lilydale campus, you’ll start your new career by learning about the vital skills and knowledge of land conservation best practice out in Australia’s amazingly diverse natural environment.

Our conservation and land management course provides you with all the learning opportunities you'll need in a practical real-world environment, as well as providing key employment skills along the way. Become highly adept in the areas of machinery operations, plant identification, fencing and re-vegetation works under the guidance of instructors with industry know-how.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February and July

Full time: 12 months 

Part time: 2-3 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

Class days and times: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-4pm

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of our conservation and land management course you can apply for a range of employment opportunities including being a ranger or bushcrew member

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Entry Requirements


Our Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management course contains significant practical components with a focus on giving you the necessary employment skills and confidence to pursue a career conservation land management.

To be eligible for this course, you must possess the communication skills and physical ability to perform practical work placement in the industry.

TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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.

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Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion of our conservation and land management course enables you to apply for the Diploma of Conservation Land Management

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised ConcessionsGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$794$3,969$13,769
Service Fee$160$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$637$637$637
Retain Course Items$120$120$120
Total Course Estimate$1,791$4,966$14,766
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$1,791$4,966$14,766

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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