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Qualification details

AHC51120 - Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC51116 - Diploma of Conservation and Land ManagementRetitled. New units added into qualification. Updated codes for units 23/Dec/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 24/Jan/2023
(View details for release 1) 24/Dec/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCBUS518 - Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reportsPrepare and monitor budgets and financial reportsCurrentElective
AHCPGD506 - Manage parks and reservesManage parks and reservesCurrentElective
BSBWHS518 - Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plantManage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plantCurrentElective
AHCLPW506 - Develop a management plan for a designated areaDevelop a management plan for a designated areaCurrentElective
AHCNRM510 - Develop a water quality monitoring programDevelop a water quality monitoring programCurrentElective
AHCOCM506 - Operate within Community cultures and goalsOperate within Community cultures and goalsCurrentElective
CPPSSI5064 - Conduct complex spatial data analysisConduct complex spatial data analysisCurrentElective
NWPIRR005 - Develop and review a surface water planDevelop and review a surface water planCurrentElective
AHCOCM503 - Manage restoration of cultural placesManage restoration of cultural placesCurrentElective
AHCSOL506 - Manage erosion and sediment controlManage erosion and sediment controlCurrentElective
BSBWHS513 - Lead WHS risk managementLead WHS risk managementCurrentElective
AHCSAW504 - Design control measures and structuresDesign control measures and structuresCurrentElective
AHCPMG401 - Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation planImplement the pest monitoring and evaluation planCurrentElective
AHCSAW503 - Plan conservation earthworksPlan conservation earthworksCurrentElective
AHCLPW507 - Implement natural and cultural resource management plansImplement natural and cultural resource management plansCurrentElective
SITTPPD018 - Develop environmentally sustainable tourism operationsDevelop environmentally sustainable tourism operationsCurrentElective
AHCFIR503 - Plan and evaluate burning for fuel, ecological and cultural resource managementPlan and evaluate burning for fuel, ecological and cultural resource managementCurrentElective
AHCMOM502 - Implement a machinery management systemImplement a machinery management systemCurrentElective
AHCOCM501 - Conduct field research into natural and cultural resourcesConduct field research into natural and cultural resourcesCurrentElective
AHCOCM508 - Plan for successful cultural practice at workPlan for successful cultural practice at workCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 234314 Park Ranger 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Pest Management,Weed Management,Environmental Protection 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Soil Conservation Specialist,Landcare Manager,Land Management Unit Supervisor,Indigenous Land Manager,Park Ranger,Environmental Officer (Lands, Parks and Wildlife),Natural Resource Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 234314 Park Ranger 24/Dec/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 24/Dec/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 9.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge required for skilled and paraprofessional work in conservation and ecosystem management. Workers with this qualification perform in operational managerial and/or technical positions often with specialist skills and knowledge in a range of sectors.

Examples of areas of specialisation include:

  • Indigenous land management
  • ecosystem restoration, rehabilitation and renewal
  • conservation works
  • parks management and/or administration
  • wildlife management
  • marine and/or coastal management
  • water and catchment management.

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 10 units of competency:
  • 0 core units plus
  • 10 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. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • at least 4 units selected from Group A
  • remaining 6 electives can be selected from Group A, Group B and 2 units can be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective Units

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Group A Electives

AHCCSW501 *

Survey and report on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural sites

AHCECR501

Manage natural areas on a rural property

AHCECR502

Conduct biological surveys

AHCECR503

Design an ecological restoration project

AHCECR504

Manage implementation of ecological restoration programs

AHCECR505

Plan river restoration works

AHCECR506

Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies

AHCFIR503

Plan and evaluate burning for fuel, ecological and cultural resource management

AHCLPW504

Assess land use applications for legislative compliance

AHCLPW506

Develop a management plan for a designated area

AHCLPW507

Implement natural and cultural resource management plans

AHCLPW602

Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan

AHCNRM512

Investigate suspected breaches of natural resource management legislation

AHCNRM603

Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

AHCNRM605

Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

AHCOCM303

Follow Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural protocols

AHCOCM501

Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources

AHCOCM502

Develop conservation strategies for cultural resources

AHCOCM503

Manage restoration of cultural places

AHCOCM504

Develop strategies for on Country management

AHCOCM505

Map relationship of business organisation to culture and Country

AHCOCM506

Operate within Community cultures and goals

AHCOCM507

Propose a negotiated outcome for a given area of Country

AHCOCM508

Plan for successful cultural practice at work

AHCOCM601

Manage cultural processes in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation

AHCPCM510

Collect and classify plants

AHCPMG401

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

AHCPMG501

Develop a regional pest management plan

AHCPMG506

Manage the implementation of legislation

AHCPMG508

Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan

AHCSAW503

Plan conservation earthworks

AHCSAW504

Design control measures and structures

AHCSAW505

Plan erosion and sediment control measures

LGAPLA005

Protect heritage and cultural assets

MSS024032

Document simple geological information for a site

NWPIRR005

Develop and review a surface water plan

NWPIRR006

Develop and review an irrigation system plan

NWPIRR007

Implement and coordinate a surface water plan

NWPSOU006

Develop and manage a flood plan

NWPSOU007

Implement and coordinate a catchment plan

SISXRES001

Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

SITTGDE013

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

Group B Electives

AHCBER504

Manage the implementation of a biosecurity emergency control program

AHCBUS511

Manage enterprise staff requirements

AHCBUS514

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS515

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS518

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

AHCFAU501

Manage fauna populations

AHCFIR504

Manage wildfire hazard reduction programs

AHCMOM501

Manage machinery and equipment

AHCMOM502

Implement a machinery management system

AHCNRM503

Support the implementation of waterways strategies

AHCNRM504

Interpret and report on catchment hydrology

AHCNRM505

Provide technical advice on sustainable catchment management

AHCNRM509

Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy

AHCNRM510

Develop a water quality monitoring program

AHCNRM511

Plan and monitor works projects in catchments and waterways

AHCPGD506

Manage parks and reserves

AHCPGD510

Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities

AHCPMG412

Develop a pest management plan

AHCSOL506

Manage erosion and sediment control

AHCWAT505

Purchase and sell temporary water for irrigated agriculture and horticulture

AHCWAT506

Identify carryover water or continuous accounting

AHCWHS503

Manage workplace health and safety processes

AHCWRK506

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK517

Interpret legislation

AHCWRK518

Provide specialist advice to clients

AHCWRK520

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environment and sustainability

BSBPMG430

Undertake project work

BSBWHS513

Lead WHS risk management

BSBWHS518

Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant

CPPSSI5064

Conduct complex spatial data analysis

MSS025029 *

Perform sampling and testing for site contamination

SITTPPD013

Develop interpretive activities

SITTPPD018

Develop environmentally sustainable tourism operations

TLIR0004

Negotiate a contract

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

AHCCSW501 Survey and report on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural sites

AHCOCM303 Follow Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural protocols

MSS025029 Perform sampling and testing for site contamination

MSS024032 Document simple geological information for a site

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC51120 Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management Release 2

AHC51120 Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management Release 1

Updated codes and titles for elective units

Added two new AHCWAT units to Group B electives

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72