Horticulture & Conservation

If you’re looking for an exciting and diverse field to start a career in, and have a passion for nature and technology, studying a WA horticulture and conservation course can be one of the best stepping stones into a rewarding and fulfilling pathway.

Utilise your green thumb, and make a flourishing career from what you’re passionate about, whether it’s gardening, nursery work and landscaping, or parks, gardens, and turf management. Our campuses offer world-class education, hands-on experience, and links to industry partners that ensures a comprehensive training program for graduates.

Upon completion of horticulture and conservation courses at CR TAFE, you can find roles in the industry such as:

  • Horticulture Assistant
  • Beekeeper
  • Floriculture Tradesperson
  • Horticulturist
  • Landscape Gardener,
  • Tradesperson

With opportunities that will take you to places you could only imagine, studying at CR TAFE will provide you with the comprehensive skill set that you need to make your mark and lead the way to land conservation practices, and better horticulture practices, too.

Horticulture & Conservation Courses

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
State ID: KAA14
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Chainsaw Skill Set

Learn how to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw.

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Study modes:

On campus

Learn how to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw.

This unit will teach you how to operate a chainsaw cautiously and efficiently. Acquire skills and techniques to safely cross-cut fallen timber and how to maintain the equipment in working conditions.

Skill set
National ID: AHC21020
State ID: BGH1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Grow your career in conservation and ecosystem management here.

Get the practical skills to begin your career in conservation and ecosystem management. Learn how to maintain and restore natural and cultural places, farmland, wildlife habitats and more.

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Start a career working on the land. 

Working in the conservation and land management industry is for people who love to work in the outdoor environment, and recognise the value in restoration of natural bushland and coastal areas. This is an ideal starting place for gaining employment or further training within the conservation industry.

You'll gain practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the field of natural resource management, land management, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more. 

 

Half price fees apply!

Certificate II
National ID: AHC31420
State ID: BGG8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Work for the future.

The Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management provides participants with a solid understanding of the conservation and land management industry.

Study modes:

On campus
Online

Experience the lay of the land for yourself.

This qualification provides you with the skills and theoretical knowledge for work or further learning in the conservation and ecosystem management industry. You'll gain a broad range of skills or you can focus on one or more specialisations, including:

  • Indigenous land management
  • Ecological restoration
  • Land, parks and wildlife management
  • Pest controller
  • Conservation earthworks
  • Marine operations
  • Fire management

 

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40920
State ID: BGH6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Lead and coordinate in conservation and ecosystem management.

Learn the lay of the land in natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks and be prepared for specialised roles within the conservation and land management industries.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online

Work on the country you love.

When you complete a Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work. You will gain a broad range of skills and theoretical knowledge to specialise in the land conservation industry, including in Indigenous land management, ecosystem management, pest control and fire management. 

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC51120
State ID: BGF9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Manage conservation and land management projects.

Become a champion for the land and those that depend on it. Learn to be an effective manager, while gaining skills in the management of fauna, plant life classification, surveying and more.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online

Take your passion for working with plants and animals to the next level.

When you complete the Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work.

You will have the skills and knowledge to lead in the land conservation industry, specialising in areas such as Indigenous land management, ecosystem rehabilitation, conservation, parks management, wildlife management, marine and water management. 

 

Diploma
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Horticulture

Grow your green career from here.

If you're passionate about the environment, start with this entry-level course and learn the skills you need to work in gardening, nursery and landscaping settings.

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Plant the seeds for a career working outdoors.

If you enjoy working in nature, cultivating gardens and love seeing your hard work flourish, this course is for you. In this entry-level qualification, you'll gain the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry. Horticulturists most commonly work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. 

 

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30716
State ID: BDF1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Horticulture

Raise your skills for a lush career.

You've planted the seed, now raise your career to the next level with this qualification and refine your skills to prepare yourself for the horticultural industry.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Grow your green thumb for a blossoming career.

When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as school or council gardener, groundskeeper, or self-employed landscaper.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, implement propagation plans, control weeds, pests, and diseases, safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals, install irrigation, create plant displays, plant identification and nutrition, and workplace safety and health.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: AHC30318
State ID: BEF8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Rural and Environmental Pest Management

Keep valuable assets pest-free.

Begin a career where your skills in identifying and managing pests will be constantly in demand. This qualification could see you working in agriculture, conservation and land management, horticulture and beyond.

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Study modes:

Online

Keep our livestock and farming pest-free.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for pest management contractors, pest management field officers, vertebrate pest management field officers and weed management field officers in the pest management industry. This includes those who work in weed management as well as vertebrate pest management in conservation, land management, horticulture and agriculture settings.

 

Certificate III
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