Course Title: Apply animal trapping techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2215 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Apply animal trapping techniques

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2013

Course Contact: Bruce partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the process of live trapping and holding, releasing or humanely destroying animals and defines the standard required to:
select trap sites and prepare traps; check traps and examine, relocate or destroy trapped animals; collect traps and ensure environmental
impacts of trapping are minimised; record and report details of trapped animals if required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCVPT306A Apply animal trapping techniques


1. Plan animal capture

2. Prepare for trapping

3. Place and set traps

4. Check and remove traps

5. Report completion of work

6. Clean and store equipment and material

Learning Outcomes

These are described above

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will include observation of student activities and reporting of activities