Course Title: Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5418 Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Course Title: Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 180

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Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

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Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate a rehabilitation strategy for a natural area in a coastal zone.

The course applies to individuals working in workplaces or groups who are responsible for the management of natural resources within the coastal zone and who analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities, demonstrating a deep knowledge in specific technical areas within resource management. They have accountability for the work of others and analyse, design and communicate solutions to a range of complex problems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCNRM509 Develop a coastal rehabilitation strategy


1. Determine coastal resources and assets

2. Establish condition of coastal area

3. Develop a strategy to rehabilitate the coastal area

4. Implement and monitor the strategy and action plan

5. Evaluate rehabilitation strategy

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.