This hands-on course is designed to develop your understanding of how patterns of landforms, soils, plants and animals form on the surface of the earth, and how cultures, societies and economies manage, and are affected by, ecosystem processes.
You will learn about the relationship between data, information and knowledge and be introduced to a number of different tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualizing and analysing data for environmental management purposes.
Graduates with this certificate will have strong technical skills in collecting, storing, understanding, manipulating, analysing and visualising data from various sources and be able to apply these skills across a range of applications.
This course is useful for a wide variety of occupations and professions, as well as enhancing everyday existence.
Please visit our Certificates page for answers to frequently asked questions about the Job Ready Certificates.
Applicants who have recently completed secondary education (in the past two years):
This course does not use ATAR as part of the admission process.
To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) or an equivalent qualification.
Applicants with previous higher education study:
To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points) at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian
higher education provider
If an applicant has failed any units, the application may be subject to further review before an offer is made.
Applicants with previous VET / TAFE study:
To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed Certificate III or above.
Applications on the basis of work or life experience:
This course accepts applications based on work or life experience.
Applicants who have not completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but who have relevant work and life experience can complete a personal competency
Students enrolling in this course must complete by the end of 2021. This course will not be offered after this time. Students who have not completed the course by the end of 2021 will be supported to find an alternative course to transfer into.
This course has a strong technical and work-ready focus thereby providing a wide-range of career pathways for students immediately upon graduation.
Graduates can gain employment in private industry and local, state and federal government agencies or pursue or expand their career in environmental management and decision making.
You will complete 4 core units (50 credit points) full-time over one semester (Semester 2).
Need help choosing your first year units? Try the Unit Selection Guide.