Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management (Subject to final approval.)
TAFE Queensland - Nambour

Course outline

In this course students will obtain knowledge and practical skills in the management of flora, the classification of plant life, and conducting biological surveys. Students will also learn how to be an effective manager in the conservation and land management industry, and develop skills such as natural area restoration, developing management plans, and data collection and management.


VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Additional entry requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland highly recommends that applicants have previously completed the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management or Certificate III in Horticulture, as it is highly desirable that you have underpinning knowledge and skills from that area. A skills assessment may be undertaken to ascertain the correct level of study required. Contact TAFE Queensland, Nambour on 1300 308 233 for more information.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Community project coordinator (land care), senior park ranger, natural resource manager.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025


Fee *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

1 year On campus

Sunshine Coast