AHC10116 Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management

Course Overview

This qualification is an entry-level qualification aimed at individuals entering conservation and land management industry. It allows individuals to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work. They may undertake a range of simple tasks under close supervision. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Available Units of Competency

·       AHCWHS101      Work Safely (Core)

·       AHCWRK101      Maintain the Workplace (Core)

·       AHCNAR101      Support natural area restoration (Elective)

·       AHCPCM201      Recognise Plants (Elective)

·       AHCFAU201       Recognise Fauna (Elective)

·       AHCBIO201        Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material (Elective)


Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Not Applicable


Qualification Structuring Rules

To be awarded the AHC10116 Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management competency must be achieved in 15 units comprising of:

·       2 core units plus

·       4 elective units.


·       Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.


Delivery Options

Face to face, workplace assisted and remote delivery support strategies available.

Course Duration: 

18 to 25 Weeks tailored depending on student & client requirements. Options include Student Self-Paced Workbook and Project Delivery supported by ongoing Trainer/Assessor Assistance, work site workshop delivery linked to work site operational employment activities supported by Trainer/Assessor visits. Each client’s requirements being considered, some homework activity and student time management will be important to ensure we maintain the volume of learning requirements on this qualification. 12 Months can be extended by the student through an application process.


Cost is determined based on the individual student requirements, assessment strategy and any potential funding applicable.

As an indicative guide the following options are available with this program:

​·        Qld Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) Program Eligible- Yes (See Skilling Queenslanders for Work Details)

·        Qld User Choice Program Eligible- No (See User Choice Details)

·        Qld Certificate III Guarantee Eligible Program - No

·        Non-Funded Full Course Fee - N/A

·        RPL Assessment - (Available based on individual student circumstances and will vary depending on number of units you successfully gain recognition for, the fee structure of the course and any assessment or gap training requirements. You will be provided with an approximate cost based on your RPL application and agreed course training plan)


Full details of fees and charges are available from Ballistic Training Solutions by contacting one of our consultants to discuss your individual requirements.


On successful completion you will receive a AHC1016 Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management nationally recognised qualification. In the event that you do not successfully complete the entire program, you will be awarded nationally recognised Statement of Attainments for each successfully completed Unit in the Qualification.

Education Pathways

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management is in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package and links to further advanced studies such as the AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management, or a range of post graduate study areas. 


Occupational Pathways

Park Ranger/Wildlife Officer/ Primary Producer/ Research Officer/ Pest Management Specialist


Where to from here

If you are currently employed in the Conservation and Land Management field looking to upgrade your skills or looking to change industry and take up a new career in the Environmental Conservation field contact the Team at Ballistic Training Today!


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