Looking to further your career in the conservation and land management industry? Upgrade your skills and knowledge of environmental sustainability with this diploma and ensure you’re meeting industry standards.
Learn how to be an effective manager in the conservation and land management industry and develop skills such as bushland management, project development, and resource management.
This online course can be completed in as little as one year, and prepares you to work in roles including natural resource manager, bush regenerator, park and wildlife manager, and senior ranger.
This course is currently in the process of being replaced in line with training package requirements to ensure that our courses are current and are relevant to industry practices.
Contact OTEN to find out more.
Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Access to suitable bushland.
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
This course is currently in the process of being replaced. Contact OTEN about enrolling.
TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.
You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.
OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.
TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.
You will also need:
If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:
This unit covers the process of collecting and identifying plants using taxonomic keys and the preserving of plant specimens and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers the process of collecting, analysing and managing data and defines the standard required to:
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to collect data using basic global positioning system (GPS) equipment and to be able to use suitable software to communicate with a GPS receiver. It requires the ability to combine technical application in a team environment with sound communication skills. Functions would be carried out under limited supervision and within organisational guidelines.
This unit covers the processes involved with conducting biological surveys and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers the design of a natural area restoration project and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers developing a management plan for a designated area and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers the implementation of the compliance of legislation and defines required to:
This unit covers management of natural area restoration programs and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers the processes involved with preparation of estimates, quote and tenders and defines the standard required to:
This unit covers the process of preparing comprehensive reports for a rural, horticultural or land management setting and defines the standard required to:
When you study online with OTEN, you can:
OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.