Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

AHC31416

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry.

The qualification enables individuals to select an Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 16

Core Units = 2

Elective Units = 14

Core Units

Work health and safety

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Work

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

Select at least 4 units from Group A

Select at least six units from Group A or Group B

A maximum of 4 units may be selected from the elective lists of Certificates II, III or IV of this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.
Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in conservation and land management and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

Group A

Indigenous land management

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCILM302

Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge

AHCILM305

Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation

AHCILM308

Identify traditional customs and land rights for an Indigenous Community

SITTGDE001

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

Natural area restoration

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCNAR301

Maintain natural areas

AHCNAR302

Collect and preserve biological samples

AHCNAR303

Implement revegetation works

AHCNAR304

Undertake direct seeding

AHCNAR305

Collect native seed

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit

Lands, parks and wildlife

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCLPW301

Supervise park visitor activities

AHCLPW303

Construct access tracks

AHCLPW304

Carry out inspection of designated area

AHCLPW305

Perform diving for scientific purposes

AHCLPW306

Undertake sampling and testing of water

PUAFIR204B

Respond to wildfire*

PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

PUAFIR303B

Suppress wildfire*

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

SITTGDE002

Work as a guide

Fauna

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCFAU301

Respond to wildlife emergencies

Infrastructure

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

Pest management

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG305

Survey pests

AHCPMG306

Determine pest control techniques

AHCPMG307

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG308

Implement pest management strategies

AHCPMG310

Prepare, monitor and maintain biological agents

AHCPMG311

Use firearms for pest control activities from aircraft

Work

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCWRK311

Conduct site inspections

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

Group B

Animal care and management

Unit Code

Unit Title

ACMGAS305A

Rescue animals and apply basic first aid

Biosecurity

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Business

Unit Code

Unit Title

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Chemicals

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

Fauna

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCFAU201

Recognise fauna

Infrastructure

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCINF301

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

Landscape

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCLSC301

Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC304

Erect timber structures and features

Machinery operation and maintenance

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM302

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

AHCMOM314

Transport machinery

AHCMOM315

Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

Natural area restoration

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCNAR306

Conduct photography for fieldwork

AHCNAR307

Read and interpret maps

Parks and gardens

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCPGD301

Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPGD304

Implement a landscape maintenance program

AHCPGD305

Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

AHCPGD306

Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

Pest management

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCPMG411

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

Plants

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPCM303

Identify plant specimens

Seed processing

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCSPO308

Sample seed before and after processing

Soil and water conservation

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCSAW301

Construct conservation earthworks

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

Work

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCWRK203

Operate in isolated and remote situations

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK304

Respond to rescue incidents

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK310

Provide on-job training support

PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

PUAEMR027

Assess operational risk

Enrolment and accreditation of qualification awarded by:

  • Access Australia Group Limited - RTO Code: 4603