Course Title: Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5367 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct field research into natural resource and cultural areas for resource management and related purposes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCILM501 Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources


1. Review existing knowledge

2. Identify stakeholders

3. Develop research approach

4. Conduct field investigations

5. Develop process for involving decision-makers

6. Report on the field investigation

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include reports, individual and group project work, participation in online discussion forums and worksheets