Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (AHC31410)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: AHC31410
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced, max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – Start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

If you've got a green thumb and you're passionate about conserving Australia's unique bushlands, forests and fields, this online Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (AHC31410) course will help you turn your passions into a meaningful career! Delivered by SEEK Learning in partnership with OTEN, this online course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Horticulture and will open up career avenues for you in areas such as land rehabilitation, and parks and wildlife management.

You will learn how to document and monitor environmental changes and trends, identify any hazards that may threaten a land area's health, and implement strategies to effectively restore and revitalise an area's vegetative growth. You will also be trained to identify plant specimens, collect seeds and create a database to catalogue plant species in certain areas. The course will also show you how to properly transport and apply chemicals for weed control, and effectively maintain an area's floral ecosystem. Assessments for this course involve written assignments and online tests.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must:

  • Have completed a Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management, or have experience in the industry; AND
  • Have regular access to bushland they can manage and conserve.

Areas of study

In this conservation and land management course, the subjects you will study include:

  • AHCNAR201A - Carry out natural area restoration
  • FPIFGM2201B - Collect seed
  • AHCWRK311A - Conduct site inspections
  • AHCOHS301A - Contribute to WHS processes
  • AHCPMG301A - Control weeds
  • AHCWRK305A - Co-ordinate work-site activities
  • AHCSOL201A - Determine basic properties of soil or growing media
  • AHCPCM303A - Identify plant specimens
  • AHCWRK313A - Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • AHCNAR303A - Implement revegetation works
  • AHCNAR301A - Maintain natural areas
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare & apply chemicals
  • AHCPCM302A - Provide information on plants & their culture
  • AHCPCM201A - Recognise plants
  • AHCILM203A - Record information about country
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle & store chemicals

Completion of this nationally recognised qualification will give you industry-standard skills and enable you to pursue a career in the following areas:

  • Indigenous land management
  • Parks and wildlife
  • Natural area management
  • Land rehabilitation

Finance options

There are a few payment options for this course:

Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.

Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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