Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals working in management roles in conservation and land management.


Packaging Rules

Completion of eight (8) elective units.

a minimum of six (6) units must come from the elective units list

a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or units aligned to Diploma or Advanced Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in conservation and land management.



add topic AHCBUS602A Review land management plans and strategies

add topic AHCBUS608A Manage risk

add topic BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic BSBMGT617A Develop and implement a business plan

add topic BSBHRM604A Manage employee relations

add topic PSPPOL603A Manage policy implementation

add topic PUAFIR601B Develop and administer agency policy, procedures and practices

Community coordination and facilitation

add topic AHCCCF601A Map regional issues and stakeholders

Indigenous land management

add topic AHCILM601A Manage cultural processes in an Indigenous organisation

Lands, parks and wildlife

add topic AHCLPW601A Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan

add topic AHCWRK511A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


add topic AHCWRK601A Monitor projects in a program


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    Regional conservation manager

    Senior land management officer

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Listening and understanding

Speaking clearly and directly

Writing to audience needs

Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers

Establishing/using networks

Negotiating responsively


Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations

Identifying and using the strengths of other team members


Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems

Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems

Solving problems individually or in teams

Applying a range of strategies in problem solving

Using numeracy skills to solve problems

Initiative and enterprise

Adapting to new situations

Being creative in response to workplace challenges

Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Translating ideas into actions

Developing a strategic, creative long-term vision

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Using basic business systems for planning and organising

Being appropriately resourceful

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes

Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables

Determining or applying required resources

Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements

Managing time and priorities

Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies


Having a personal vision and goals

Articulating own ideas and vision

Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques

Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Managing own learning

Contributing to the learning of others


Using basic technology skills

Using technology to organise data

Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Applying technology as a management tool