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AHC30318 Certificate III in Rural and Environmental Pest Management

National ID: AHC30318 | State ID: BEF8

Become qualified in rural and environmental pest management 

This qualification  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.

You will learn how to: 

  • Participate in strategic invasive species management practices
  • Prepare for management programs
  • Complete and assess management programs
  • Carry out weed management programs that require chemical spraying
  • Maintain required records


Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact:  Carnarvon Campus:

9941 0100 | 1800 672 700


Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below 


To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

Entrance Requirements

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
  • Students will require a firearms license and a current A class driver’s license.
  • Students will need to have experience and or be working in the industry.  If students are not currently working in the industry, they will need to have access to a workplace approved by the assessor. 
  • Students must be over 18 years (due to the need for a firearms license)
How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
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Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2021

Carnarvon Campus - Self Paced External


Fees and charges


Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Carnarvon Campus
How External mode
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated January 22, 2021