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Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time, part-time day or evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.
This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.
We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.
Alternatively call us on 131 225
||The 2017 Smart and Skilled Schedule prices are:
First Qualification Fee is $2,190.00
Second Qualification Fee is $2,620.00
The Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.
The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.
Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. A copy of the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.
If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.
Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.
The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regard to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.
- AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
- AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicals
- AHCNAR301A - Maintain natural areas
- AHCNAR303A - Implement revegetation works
- AHCNAR304A - Undertake direct seeding
- AHCOHS301A - Contribute to OHS processes
- AHCPCM302A - Provide information on plants and their culture
- AHCPCM303A - Identify plant specimens
- AHCPGD301A - Implement a plant establishment program
- AHCPMG301A - Control weeds
- AHCSAW302A - Implement erosion and sediment control measures
- AHCSOL401A - Sample soils and interpret results
- AHCWRK305A - Coordinate work site activities
- AHCWRK311A - Conduct site inspections
- AHCWRK313A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
- FPICOT3202B - Navigate in remote or trackless areas
This qualification has become superseded across Australia and an updated version of this qualification will soon be available. This means that Hunter TAFE may continue to deliver the old qualification for 12 months from the date of change. Students enrolling during this time must complete the qualification by the transition date or transition to a new qualification when it becomes available. Transitioning to a new qualification will not result in financial penalty.
Further information will be provided during the time of your enrolment. To talk about transition dates or for help to identify the right course for you, please contact us.
AHC31710 Natural Area Restoration Certificate III training involves integrated fieldwork on residential block weekends and participants must wear protective clothing while in the field.
You are required to wear a broad brimmed hat, trousers or jeans, long sleeved shirt or blouse and appropriate covered footwear for working in bushland. In addition, you are to carry water, any personal medication and protection from sunburn, insects, ticks and leeches.
To successfully complete training in AHC31716 will require an additional 3-4 hours per week research and investigation above face-to-face and online training.
Some programs at Hunter TAFE attract additional costs over and above the Student Qualification Fee and include essential equipment that is retained by you on completion of study.
If enrolling in this course, students will need to purchase the following essential equipment. Estimated costs are listed below:
Field guide to the native plants of Sydney (3rd Ed. 2003); Author: Les Robinson; Publisher: Kangaroo Press; ISBN: 9780731812110 -$45.00
Restoring natural areas in Australia (2009); Authors: Robin Buchanan; Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries; ISBN: 978-0 7313 0621-3 -$44.00
Botanical Field Guide Revised (2007); Authors: Mager & Burrows; Publisher: Araucariaguides; ISBN: 9780977577149 - $15.00