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Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

AHC21010
Average Price: $3395
Average Duration: 6 Months

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management. The work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision.

The qualification enables individuals to select an indigenous land management, conservation earthworks, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

89.3%

Satisfied with the training
78.9%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec (ANZSCO code 841999)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
Average
10,100 persons were employed as Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers in 2014 are: $949. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers visit Job Outlook

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Packaging Rules

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of two (2) core units and thirteen (13) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • a minimum of four (4) units must be selected from elective group A
  • a minimum of six (6) units must be selected from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II or III in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in conservation and land management.
  • CORE UNITS

    Occupational Health and Safety

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCOHS201A

    Participate in OHS processes

    Work

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCWRK209A

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A

    Fauna

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCFAU201A

    Recognise fauna

    Fire

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCFIR201A

    Assist with prescribed burning

    PUAFIR204B

    Respond to wildfire*

    PUAFIR201B Prevent injury

    Indigenous land management

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCILM201A

    Maintain cultural places

    AHCILM202A

    Observe and report plants and/or animals

    AHCILM203A

    Record information about country

    Natural area restoration

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCNAR201A

    Carry out natural area restoration works

    AHCNAR202A

    Maintain wildlife habitat refuges

    FPIFGM2201B

    Collect seed

    Lands, parks and wildlife

    Unit code

    Unit title

    PUALAW001B

    Protect and preserve incident scene

    Parks and gardens

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCPGD201A

    Plant trees and shrubs

    AHCPGD206A

    Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

    Pest management

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCPMG201A

    Treat weeds

    AHCPMG202A

    Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

    Plants

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCPCM201A

    Recognise plants

    AHCPCM202A

    Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

    Soil and water conservation

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCSAW201A

    Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

    Vertebrate pests

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCVPT201A

    Clear features that harbour pest animals

    AHCVPT202A

    Muster pest animals

    AHCVPT203A

    Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

    AHCVPT306A

    Apply animal trapping techniques

    Work

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCWRK202A

    Observe environmental work practices

    AHCWRK203A

    Operate in isolated and remote situations

    AHCWRK204A

    Work effectively in the industry

    AHCWRK205A

    Participate in workplace communications

    SITXCCS201

    Provide visitor information

    ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B

    Arboriculture

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCARB202A

    Fell small trees

    AHCARB205A

    Operate and maintain chainsaws

    Biosecurity

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCBIO201A

    Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

    Business

    Unit code

    Unit title

    BSBWOR204A

    Use business technology

    BSBINM201A

    Process and maintain workplace information

    Chemicals

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCCHM201A

    Apply chemicals under supervision

    First aid

    Unit code

    Unit title

    HLTFA201A

    Provide basic emergency life support

    HLTFA301C

    Apply first aid

    HLTFA302C

    Provide first aid in remote situation

    Infrastructure

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCINF201A

    Carry out basic electric fencing operations

    AHCINF202A

    Install, maintain and repair fencing

    AHCINF203A

    Maintain properties and structures

    Landscape

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCLSC201A

    Assist with landscape construction work

    AHCLSC203A

    Install aggregate paths

    AHCLSC205A

    Install tree protection devices

    Machinery operation and maintenance

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCMOM201A

    Operate two wheel motorbikes

    AHCMOM202A

    Operate tractors

    AHCMOM203A

    Operate basic machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM204A

    Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

    AHCMOM205A

    Operate vehicles

    AHCMOM206A

    Conduct grader operations

    AHCMOM207A

    Conduct front-end loader operations

    AHCMOM208A

    Conduct excavator operations

    AHCMOM209A

    Conduct dozer operations

    AHCMOM210A

    Conduct scraper operations

    FPICOT2234B

    Operate 4x4 vehicle

    TLILIC2001A

    Licence to operate a forklift truck

    Nursery

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCNSY202A

    Tend nursery plants

    AHCNSY203A

    Undertake propagation activities

    Soils and media

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCSOL201A

    Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

    Work

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCWRK201A

    Observe and report on weather

    AHCWRK206A

    Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

    AHCWRK207A

    Collect and record production data

    AHCWRK208A

    Provide information on products and services

    TLID1001A

    Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Conservation Earthworks Trainee
    Indigenous Land Management Assistant
    Landcare Assistant
    Lands, Parks and Wildlife Officer
    Pest Management Assistant (Feral Animals)
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Agriculture
    Environmental Management
    Environmental Protection
    Horticulture
    Pest Management
    Weed Management



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    Student outcomes for Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

    31.0%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Data not available for this course
    Labourers
    30.0%
    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    25.0*%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    17.5*%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $37,700

    $35,700


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate II courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 80.0 82.8 77.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    56.0
    21.3
    33.3
     
    67.7
    39
    27.9
     
    58.3
    29.2
    28.1
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    0.0
    28.0
    22.7
     
    2.7*
    29.7
    13.5
     
    5
    21.7
    15.9
    Satisfied with the training (%) 89.3 90.4 88.9
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 78.9 74 69.3
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 94.6 94.4 93.9
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 76.3 82.2 74.8
    Recommend the training to other (%) 89.6 94.3 89.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate II courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 37 700 35 700
    Top Occupations (%):
    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
    30.0
    25.0*
    17.5*
     
    34.1
    26.7
    16.1
     
    23.8
    20.1
    14.6
    Top Industries (%):
    Public Administration and Safety
    Arts and Recreation Services
     
    15.0*
    15.0*
     
    22.2
    16.3
     
    15
    14.6

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Employed after training (%) - 92 84.5
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 100 36 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 42.5 42.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 89.1 88.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 85.3 80

    Employment
    status
    This
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    Employed after training (%) 31.0 35.4 33.5
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 35 300 34 300
    Enrolled in further study ($) 50.7 49.9 43.6
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 92 89.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 78.3 70.1

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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