Horticulture and Conservation

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

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
AHC31416 BDC1 Conservation and Land Management Certificate III Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Kalgoorlie Campus
C000000, C000010, C000002, online, land management, parks, wildlife, aboriginal, indigenous, biodiversity, flora, fauna, environmental

Are you looking for a career working with plants and animals?

When you complete the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career as a conservation worker, parks and wildlife ranger, or bush restoration worker.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the land conservation industry, maintaining natural areas and wetlands, providing cultural knowledge, revegetation programs, planting shrubs and trees, treating weeds, collecting seeds, and workplace safety and health.

Working in the Conservation and Land Management industry is for people who would love to work in an outdoor environment and recognise the value in restoration of natural bushland and coastal areas. 

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

AHC20416 BDE6 Horticulture Certificate II Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Kalgoorlie Campus
C000000, C000002, gardeners, gardening, land management, plants, nurseries, parks and gardens, pest management, turf, turf management

Plant the seeds for an outdoor life and working in the garden!

this course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry. This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticulture trade qualification.

You will learn about:

  • Landscaping
  • Irrigation
  • Pruning
  • Planting
  • Treating weeds and pests and
  • Operating machinery.

Midwest students have the opportunity complete a dual qualification with the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

AHC30716 BDF1 Horticulture Certificate III Batavia Coast Marine Institute
c000000, c000002, parks and gardens, gardener

Do you have a green thumb and are keen to grow your horticulture skills?

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.

AHC40416 BCW2 Horticulture Certificate IV Batavia Coast Marine Institute
land management, gardening, conservation

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

KAA14 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill set Technology Park
CHAINSAW, TREE LOPPING, CUTTING,

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain Chainsaws.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

This course is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and confidence required to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition.

Content covered includes:

  • OHS - Duty of Care
  • Personal protective equipment and clothing
  • Chainsaw components and functions
  • General maintenance tasks/tensions
  • Correct start-up procedures
  • Safe techniques for crosscutting and felling.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

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