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Landscape Restoration (Revegetation) Course

Start date: 30-05-2020

End date: 30-05-2020

Duration: 100 Hours (12 Months)

Organised by: Careerline Courses

Cost

Cost: AUD 595

Who

Suitable for:

  • Farmers, Landscapers, Parks Manager, Gardeners
  • Students, Teachers, and Academics
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Land Managers, Soil Scientists or anyone else interested in building their understanding of how trees can be better used to improve or sustain

Provided

When you have completed the lessons of your Certificate course, you will be given the option of taking the optional exam. It's okay if you don't want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate.


For Advanced Certificates, however, the exam is compulsory (per module) and is included in the course fee.

Description

This hands-on and practical course will teach you about rehabilitating sites without having to do a degree, this is a good place to obtain the knowledge necessary to get you up and running.

Landscape restoration is a growing field. The importance of trees to land management cannot be overstated. Often in the past, they have been seen as competing for valuable land space and felled indiscriminately.

Over clearing of trees can lead to salinity problems and numerous forms of erosion and land slips Retention and where necessary, selective replanting of trees is now widely practiced and shows major benefits toward improving farm viability and ultimately production.

Gain practical skills in managing re-vegetation of trees, propagation, planting and more.

Course Aims:

  • Develop the ability to write the scientific names of plants and to identify and compare different types of land degradation and rehabilitation alternatives.
  • Outline the basics of ecology concepts and how soils, flora, and fauna interact and affect one another.
  • Develop basic seed propagation skills and knowledge.
  • Describe further propagation and nursery techniques.
  • Describe the effect of plants on improving the chemical characteristics of a degraded site.
  • Determine the physical effect plants have on improving a degraded site.
  • Determine appropriate plant establishment programs.
  • Determine procedures to care for plants, during establishment in a hostile environment.
  • Determine techniques to maximise plant development in land rehabilitation situations.
  • Determine the management procedures and rehabilitation requirements of degraded soil.
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