Course Title: Develop a management plan for a designated area

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5142

Course Title: Develop a management plan for a designated area

Portfolio: SET

Credit Points: 1

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Life & Physical Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This competency standard covers the process of developing a
management plan for a designated natural resource area. It requires the
ability to define the need for a management plan, undertake preliminary
planning activities, prepare a site description, analyse site information,
identify management strategies and prepare the management plan.
Developing a management plan for a natural resource area requires
knowledge of management planning principles and issues, basic civil
design, environmental assessment, survey and analysis techniques,
native fauna and flora, pest plant and animals, revegetation techniques,
wildlife habitats, and soil, plant and water testing processes and

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this Course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

RTC5504A 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 will be based on:

  • minimum weekly engagement with co-authoring technology
  • an individual report on a management plan
  • peer-assessed engagement in team-based discussions and tasks
  • peer and instructor assessed contribution to team-generated Major Report
  • major essay