Our ecology course is designed for vegetation removal and pruning workers/operators who undertake pruning and removal of vegetation by climbing.
In our course you'll learn how to:
20 Sep 2019 at 02:00PM 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 the successful completion of our ecology course you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities as crew supervisors working in the field, and spotter-catcher roles as vegetation assessors and pre-scopers
There are no entry requirements for our ecology course but employment in a climbing capacity with an arborist or local government authority 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 may wish to 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||$2,130.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$426.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$9,230.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$355.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
You will study 15 units (13 core units and 2 aerial tree climbing specialisation units)
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