AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for work in a defined context and/or for further study in conservation and ecosystem management. Work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision. The qualification enables individuals to select and develop basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge in conservation and ecosystem management for Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife services and the restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems.


Cert III and IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management.

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision 30 $30.00
AHCECR305 Collect native seed 40 $30.00
AHCFAU202 Recognise fauna 40 $30.00
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment 20 $30.00
AHCNSY205 Pot up plants 20 $30.00
AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities 30 $30.00
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens 30 $30.00
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs 20 $30.00
AHCPMG305 Survey pests 70 $30.00
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes 20 $30.00
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry 20 $30.00
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20 $30.00
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices 50 $30.00
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 18 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCECR201 Capture digital media for fieldwork 30 $30.00
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants 40 $30.00
AHCPGD207 Plant trees and shrubs 20 $30.00
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds 40 $30.00
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications 30 $30.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $3,509
Concession $810
Self-Funded $4,409

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2024 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, VET Delivery to Secondary Students