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.

National Code AHC31416
Study Areas Conservation & Land Sciences
Study Level Traineeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year
PT: 3 years,

Course Type Traineeship
Campuses Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $343.00
Retain Course Items*** $120.00

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, 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).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 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.

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

February and July
Full time: 1 year
Part time: 3 years
Class days and times: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-4pm

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.

To be eligible to study this course as a traineeship you must already be employed as a trainee within the industry.


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE 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.

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

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

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

Completion of 15 units (including 2 core and 13 electives)





Last updated: April 18, 2019 04:56pm