If you're a worker or operator currently undertaking pruning and removal of vegetation by operating elevated work platforms (EWPs), our ecology course is designed to develop your skills in vegetation removal and pruning. It relates to roles in urban or disturbed environments, such as rural roads, urban streets and parks, above and below ground utility easements, rail corridors and forestry coupes.
During our ecology course you'll learn how to:
16 Oct 2019 at 01:00PM AEST
February and July
Full time: 1 year (Mondays and Tuesdays 9am-4pm)
Part time: 2 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
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 employment with arboriculture enterprises and local governments as vegetation assessors or support crew supervisors
There are no entry requirements
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 Diploma of Ecology at Box Hill Institute
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$2,010.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$402.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$8,710.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||No materials fee applies|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
To be eligible to receive this qualification, you must successfully achieve a total of 14 units (13 core and 1 aerial elevating work platform specialisation unit as listed below)
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