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AHC40920 Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

AHC40920 Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

National ID AHC40920 State ID BGH6

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.

Conservation and ecosystem

CampusesBatavia Coast Maritime Institute.

When Available all year round.

Study Mode 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. 

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to monitor biodiversity
  • How to plan the implementation of revegetation works
  • How to recommend plants and cultural practices
  • How to define a pest problem and implement a pest management plan
  • How to collect native seeds and manage seed collection

This course is right for you if:

  • You're wanting to develop post-trade skills and knowledge
  • You're wanting to specialise in a field within the Conservation and Ecosystem Management industry
  • You're looking for practical skills to lead and take on management roles

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Available all year round, 2024


When Available all year round, 2024
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Self Paced External

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete twelve (12) units of competence, comprising two (2) core and ten (10) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
AHCECR308 Conduct a site inspection for ecological restoration $341.60 $102.90 $0.00
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes $195.20 $58.80 $0.00


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Cost a project
$195.20 $58.80 $0.00
Report on project
$170.80 $51.45 $0.00
Plan the implementation of revegetation works
$170.80 $51.45 $0.00
Supervise the monitoring of biodiversity
$439.20 $132.30 $0.00
Produce maps for land management purposes
$292.80 $88.20 $0.00
Recommend plants and cultural practices
$219.60 $66.15 $0.00
Develop a pest management plan
$390.40 $117.60 $0.00
Define the pest problem
$439.20 $132.30 $0.00
Provide information on issues and policies
$244.00 $73.50 $0.00
Analyse and present research information
$195.20 $58.80 $0.00

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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