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Diploma of Conservation Land Management

Course Code: AHC51110
Study Area:
Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management

This diploma will build your knowledge in a variety of areas around planning and management activities. Successful graduates often become decision makers in the public and private sector. Our partnerships with over 60 industry groups allows students to be involved in real projects as part of their training.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Traditional Classroom - 1 - Year/s
  • Full time / Part time / Blended - On The Job - 2 - Year/s
  • Full time - Classroom - 1 - Year/s
  • Flexi mode - Classroom - 2 - Year/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Biodiversity officer
  • Catchments officer
  • Conservation reserve managers
  • Environmental consultants
  • environmental officer
  • Fire crew supervisor
  • Fisheries officer
  • Flora and fauna officer
  • Forest management
  • Geographic info

  • Prepared to work in an outdoor environment
  • Physically fit
  • Attendance at an information session
  • High level literacy and numeracy skills

Course overview

Our partnerships with over 60 industry groups allow Bendigo TAFE students to be involved in industry projects as part of their training. Examples of industry projects and field study include (projects undertaken may change from year to year)- development and implementation of three industry projects, three day alpine field trip assessing management issues, three day coastal field trip working on coastal restoration projects, one week flora and fauna survey at Ned's Corner (Northwest Victoria). The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skill in land management roles.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Completion of Certificate IV or equivalent industry experience is advised

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment
  • Portfolio
  • Problem solving scenarios
  • Project
  • Questioning
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation

Learning options
  • Blended

Key study areas
Parks and environment management, management planning, restoration project management, pest, plant and animal management, river/catchment management, flora and fauna assessment.

Further study opportunities
  • Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science with other providers
  • Graduates of this Diploma are guaranteed a place and credits in the Bachelor of Outdoor Education and Outdoor Recreation Education at La Trobe University.


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$8,050.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$1,610.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$19,320.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$200.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$100.00
Indicative pricing for:13/02/2017

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more

This page was last updated on 1/06/2017 1:35 PM

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