Federation University Australia

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management - AHC51116

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skills in conservation and land management roles.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


10 elective units


  • Negotiate a contract
  • Develop and implement an environmental management strategy
  • Develop a regional pest management plan
  • Manage wildfire hazard reduction programs
  • Plan conservation earthworks
  • Implement a machinery management system
  • Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
  • Plan for successful cultural practice at work
  • Provide specialist advice to clients
  • Manage cultural processes in an Indigenous organisation
  • Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities
  • Develop interpretive activities
  • Investigate suspected breaches of natural resource management legislation
  • Interpret and report on catchment hydrology
  • Implement natural and cultural resource management plans
  • Implement and coordinate catchment management plan
  • Develop and review catchment management plan
  • Develop conservation strategies for cultural resources
  • Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program
  • Assess applications for legislative compliance
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Collect and classify plants
  • Manage workplace health and safety processes
  • Prepare and report on data related to flood mitigation
  • Support the implementation of waterways strategies
  • Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy
  • Manage natural area restoration programs
  • Plan and monitor works projects in catchments and waterways
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
  • Design a natural area restoration project
  • Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies
  • Develop a water quality monitoring program
  • Manage fauna populations
  • Interpret legislation
  • Collect and manage data
  • Manage complex projects
  • Develop a management plan for a designated area
  • Manage staff
  • Survey and report on Aboriginal cultural sites
  • Manage machinery and equipment
  • Develop and review surface water management plan
  • Develop prescribed burning plans
  • Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
  • Provide technical advice on sustainable catchment management
  • Map relationship of business enterprise to culture and Country
  • Develop and report flood mitigation
  • Design control measures and structures
  • Manage the implementation of legislation
  • Plan river restoration works
  • Conduct biological surveys
  • Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan
  • Implement and coordinate surface water management plan
  • Manage the implementation of an emergency disease or plant pest control program
  • Operate within Community cultures and goals
  • Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
  • Define the pest problem
  • Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems
  • Prepare reports
  • Protect heritage and cultural assets
  • Develop environmentally sustainable tourism operations
  • Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources
  • Develop strategies for Indigenous land or sea management
  • Negotiate and monitor contracts
  • Manage natural areas on a rural property
  • Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture
  • Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan
  • Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program
  • Propose a negotiated outcome for a given area of Country
  • Plan erosion and sediment control measures
  • Develop and review irrigation system management plan
  • Plan prescribed burning for fuel, ecological and cultural resource management
  • Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
  • Manage parks and reserves
  • Manage restoration of cultural places
  • Close complex projects

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
SMB (Ballarat) International: $20,646 No
SMB (Ballarat) International: $20,646 No

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