Course Title: Develop a management plan for a designated area

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5305 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Develop a management plan for a designated area

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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 Internet

Term2 2013,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers developing a management plan for a designated area and defines the standard required to: discuss management plan objectives, deliverables and timeline with client; prepare a site plan detailing landscape values, physical features and characteristics, land uses (both past and present), physical condition and biological characteristics; identify land capability and conservation issues on and surrounding the site; analyse site information and description to assess feasibility of management objectives; develop and cost recommended actions and present to client for discussion as a draft management plan; consult with stakeholders and incorporate feedback into the final management plan.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCLPW501A Develop a management plan for a designated area


1. Define the need for a management plan

2. Undertake preliminary planning activities

3.Prepare a site description

4. Analyse site information and description

5. Identify management strategies

6. Prepare the management plan

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include reports, assignments, tests individual and group project work