Environmental Management

Courses

BIOPHILIC LANDSCAPING BHT343

Learn to develop urban and rural landscapes that are environmentally friendly and enhance human health and well-being. 

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CLIMATE SCIENCE

To understand the environment, conservation, pollution and even managing plants and wildlife; you need to understand climate

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CONSERVATION & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BEN201

Study Conservation issues and learn how to manage natural environments.

Develop a foundation for managing conservation of different environments. It reviews basic ecology and environmental problems such as pollution and land degradation before considering varying aspects of conservation.

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DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Extensive professional training for environmental managers, consultants and assessors. Gain unique insights and skills that are relevant to the environmental industry and often not even covered by university degrees. 

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EARTH SCIENCE - BEN204

Study Earth Science and gain a fascinating understanding of the world around you. Learn about the complex and dynamic forces that shape the Earth and the environment we live in at your own pace by distance education.

Earth Science develops an ability to identify and describe the Earth, its structure and explain processes that affect change in the structure and composition of the earth. Learn about rocks and minerals, meteorology, global weather patterns, the oceans, surface chances (eg. earthquakes and volcanoes), geological time and more.

Graduate John Maher says "I found the assignments very informative and was set out very well." This made it much easier for John to understand in comparison to his previous studies.

"Thanks very much for your help and I will go back to you guys for further study anytime."

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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT BEN301

Study Environmental Assessment Online: Learn to prepare Environmental Assessments of all kinds.

Work in this area has expanded greatly in recent decades, and when combined with a knowledge of plant or animal identification and ecology, this course develops an extremely valuable skill.

If you already have some environmental expertise (eg. know how to identify plants and/or animals; or understand ecology and botany); this course can readily compliment your existing skills and greatly improve your capacity to work in the environmental industry.

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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES VEN100

An excellent introduction to environmental studies providing a broad based grounding in environmental and conservation issues, and a foundation course for higher learning.

This is a broad based course for anyone who has not previously studied the subject. An understanding and appreciation of the environment is increasingly relevant and useful in many different workplaces.

Workplaces that were once barely concerned with the environment are now days being impacted by legislative ethical and even financial pressures -forcing them to change procedures that reflect a global concern for the environment.

Studying a course such as this can strengthen your value to an employer; and prepare you for adaptations you may need to make in your own business into the future.

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ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENT BEN202

Study Waste Management from Home.

Waste Management is a Growing Industry.

Lay the foundation for a career as a contractor, consultant or small business owner in this boom industry.

Learn how waste is disposed of through natural processes and how to harness those processes to better manage waste disposal. The course covers such things as water quality and treatment, recycling, domestic and industrial waste and even the management of more toxic waste.

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INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY BEN001

Study Ecology Via Distance Education

This course provides a terrific introduction to the study of ecology. It looks at 
  • living organisms,
  • the places they live, and 
  • the relationships that occur between them. 
It covers general principles of ecology, that can be applied anywhere on our planet.
 
 

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MARINE STUDIES I BEN103

Study Marine Biology from Home

Develop a knowledge of marine life and ecology, whether for work or general interest. Learn about marine environments (weather, nutrient cycle, reefs, shallow and deep water environments, etc).marine animals, particularly more complex animals (eg. Fish, mammals), and also human impacts upon marine environments.

 

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NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I BEN120

Study Nature Park Management Online


Learn about natural environments, and the management of zoos, wildlife parks, nature reserves. The course covers many of the fundamental tasks which people who work in such parks need to do; including weed control, soil management, land rehabilitation, landscape construction, etc.

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NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT II BEN207

Study Nature Park Management II from home.

 
This course builds on Nature Park Management I, but can be taken in its own right. It concentrates more on indigenous plants and using them to create natural, balanced ecosystems. Learn to create nature trails, build rockeries and pathways, construct ponds and watercourses, design picnic grounds and animal enclosures, promote a nature park, and lots more.

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Qualification -ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE (PARKS AND RECREATION) VHT009

This course provides training for people to work in the management and development of recreation and park facilities and services. It is relevant to all types of situations including municipal parks, national parks, tourist parks, commercial landscapes, resorts, etc.

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Qualification -ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT VEN006

Despite huge growth in environmental industries world wide, many graduates in environmental sciences still find a career eludes them. Often this is because their studies have not covered the subjects and skills which are in fact providing employment opportunities. This course differs from other environmental courses providing a unique opportunity to develop those "in demand" skills.

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Qualification -CERTIFICATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (VEN002)

An excellent foundation course for understanding key environmental principles and issues. This course may provide a first step towards the higher qualifications needed to work in Environmental Management or Consulting or may provide a good supplement to other tertiary qualifications.

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Qualification -CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT) (VHT002)

A 600 hour certificate for people working or intending to work in nature parks such as zoos, wildlife parks, national parks, forests and reserves. Six modules must be completed including Nature Park Management I and II.

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Qualification -PROFICIENCY AWARD IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT VEN001

This course allows students to gain a qualification based on both work experience and study. Students select environmental management modules that best meet their needs.  A "specialist" qualification, designed to provide "additional" training in areas of environmental management where the student has not previously been involved. This allows you to broaden your attraction to employers; or to strengthen your capacity to perform in work which you are  already involved with.

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TREES FOR REHABILITATION (LANDCARE REAFFORESTATION) BHT205

Learn to grow Trees in a way that resurrects degraded land.

This course covers the fundamentals you require to advance or start your career in this field.

The significance of caring for the environment has been receiving more and more attention in recent times as we come to understand the importance of limited resources and the effects of human activities on the environment. The desertification, erosion and general degradation of once fertile lands is prompting us to investigate why and how these processes have occurred. It has also lead to research into how we can reverse and stop further damage to our environment.

Natural forests are among the most stable and productive ecosystems. We need to plant and conserve forests for their conservation value, to help maintain healthy air, soil and water and for their potential to provide food, forage, fuel, timber and even medicines.

This course is designed for people working or wanting to work with environmental rehabilitation and contaminated sites recovery. It develops an understanding of environmental systems and the rehabilitation of degraded landscapes. You will learn about seed collection, storage and germination, propagation, plant selection, establishment techniques, and controlling pest and disease after planting.

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WATER CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT BEN302

Study Water Conservation and Management Online.

Learn about water resources, use and application of water conservation measures in different contexts. Improve your capacity to design, implement and asses water management plans and procedures.
Water is the most important substance to sustain life. All living organisms need water. Many need air, and many others can survive without air, replacing it with other gases, but none of them can survive without water.

Who should do this course?

  • Anyone who works or desires to work in the provision and management of water resources.
  • Students of Agriculture, Horticulture or any other industry where water is important.
  • People working or planning a career in habitat or environmental management

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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BEN206

Study Wildlife Conservation 

This terrific course in Wildlife Conservation provides you with a solid understanding of the principles of conservation biology and how to apply these in practical situations.  
  • Learn the skills to start on the path to working in Wildlife Conservation
  • Learn about ecosystem management, habitat fragmentation and restoration, surveying wildlife and plants and creating recovery plans for threatened species.
This course is unique because you can practically apply your knowledge whilst studying from home.  
 

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