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Conservation

Study Conservation at Melbourne Polytechnic and learn how to look after Australia’s natural resources.

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Find the balance between resource use and our natural environment

Our use of natural resources continues to have a massive impact on farming properties, bushland, coastal and forest areas. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Conservation courses will teach you skills and knowledge to have a positive impact on a sustainable future.

The Conservation courses at Melbourne Polytechnic will help you to understand ecosystems, flora and fauna, biodiversity, soil erosion, revegetation and restoration. This knowledge can lead to career opportunities such as bush crew supervisor, catchment and land manager, environmental officer, landcare coordinator and park ranger.

You can expect a variety of field work and excursion opportunities as well as an occasional overnight camp as part of your studies, from weed mapping at Plenty Valley Parklands to a camp in the Grampians.

They are probably the best teachers I've had, ever. They were very good and so passionate about what they were teaching. It was a really good experience for me.
Taryn Kaluza
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management AHC51116, Outstanding Student of the Year 2020 Award Winner
Portrait of student Taryn Kaluza