(Nationally Recognised Training)
||Part Time Day
||Work local but have a global impact as an environmental operator in a growing industry. Cultivate your love for the great outdoors with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. Gain specialist training to manage, protect, regenerate and restore our natural environments.
**LEARN NEW SKILLS**
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn:
- Weed and native plant identification
- Map reading and navigation
- Conservation and land management skills
- How to support biodiversity conservation
- What is required to maintain natural areas
- How to collect native seed
- Implementation practices for revegetation
- How to manage weeds and animal pests
With specialist training in:
- Biodiversity conservation
- Restoration ecology
- Site and environmental assessments
- Safe and sustainable work practices
**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**
Through this course you will build on your:
- Affinity with native animals and the natural world
- Great communication skills
- Ability to work in teams, and in solitary and remote conditions
**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**
Completing the course will equip you with the skills to become a competent ecological restoration practitioner.
**GROW YOUR CAREER**
This qualification provides the ideal stepping-stone to a career in conservation.
- Certificate III in Natural area restoration
- Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
- Diploma of Conservation and Land management
These Statement of Attainments are often required in job ads with the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management:
- Chainsaw Operations - basic tree felling
- Chainsaw Operations - trim and cut
- First Aid
The United Nations has declared this to be the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. Land degradation is negatively impacting at least 3.2 billion people and significant loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
||**TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS**
There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.
**TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**
To be eligible for this course, you must:
- Be physically fit to manage outdoor work and field trips
- Have transport to travel to approved sites to complete assessment tasks
To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:
- Passion for contributing to a sustainable world
- Understanding of the natural environment
- Some knowledge of biological processes
- Qualifications or experience in either Horticulture or Conservation and Land Management will give you a great advantage
- Drivers licence and access to a vehicle
If you need support in preparation for study, chat to us about your options.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.
||Ecological Restoration Practitioner.
|Support for students:
||TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways.
||Part Time Day
||This course is currently scheduled on Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
|Hours per week:
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Face to Face Part time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 18 months.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research and project work and online activities.
**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**
This course offering is designed for people who:
Want a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry. The course work allows students to select a job focus as context for their studies. Examples include natural area management, parks and wildlife work, and indigenous land management.
**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**
|Applying and enrolling:
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|Application next steps:
||Thanks for your application. A TAFE NSW staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps.
|Smart and Skilled:
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)
The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee.
Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
||Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!
An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Friday 7 February 2020, from 9.00am till 4.00pm at TAFE NSW Yallah. Please bring this receipt to orientation.
You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.
Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.
To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.
Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.
Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services.
||For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601