Advanced Diploma of Applied Environmental Management


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This course is for people working in the rapidly expanding area of environmental management. Students will expand their knowledge and develop a range of vocational skills in ecologically sustainable development, environmental management systems, environmental performance and auditing, undertaking environmental impact assessments, collecting and evaluating environmental data, managing waste, water and energy utilisation, and managing the physical environment.


  • 12 units: 5 core
  • 7 elective


  • Core: Provide environmental advice to clients
  • Contribute to environmental decision making
  • Implement principles and practices of ecologically sustainable development
  • Relate the business environment to the achievement of sustainable outcomes
  • Direct environmental projects. Electives: Collect and evaluate catchment area data
  • Interpret ecological inter-relationships
  • Develop a bushfire management strategy
  • Manage water quality
  • plus more.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of NSW Higher School Certificate
  • Or TAFENSW Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation
  • Or equivalent post school qualifications

Study pathways

Bachelor of Environmental Science; Bachelor of Environmental Management; Vocational Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management; Master of Environmental Management

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