Learning Pathways

Your first qualification is only the start of your learning journey. As you work through your land management career you will find that you need additional skills and knowledge to be able to take on new roles and responsibilities or to move into different areas that interest you. To do this you need to think about how you can build on your existing qualification by considering where your learning journey will take you next.

Using the form below, explore the different learning pathways that exist within the Land Your Career group of institutes, how long it will take to complete your next qualification and whether there are any fast track arrangements available so you get credit for what you already know.

Our suite of land management qualifications span Certificate III & IV, Diploma, Advance Diploma, Bachelor, Graduate Certificates & Diploma and Masters giving you a large range of qualifications to choose where you start and finish.

Use 'starting qualification' to find out where your first qualification could take you on your learning journey now or into the future. If you have an end point in mind, use 'end qualification' to find out what qualifications can get you there. Interested in a certain institute? Use 'start institute' and/or 'end institute' to find out more about their learning pathways. When you've put in your selection click 'Filter' to see what learning pathways exists then click on any of the pathway listed to find out more.

Remember, the modern day land manager is always looking to grow. This tool can help you plan your growth by helping you define your land management learning pathway and allow you to Land Your Career.

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to 8 units
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 1 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 2 units
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 1 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Total duration 2.5 years
Fast track duration 2.08 years
Time saved 0.42 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to 8 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 2 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2.58 years
Time saved 0.42 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to 8 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 2 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2.58 years
Time saved 0.42 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 6 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2.58 years
Time saved 0.42 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 6 units
Total duration 2 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement If undertake 2 Cert IV units they can be acredited = 5 months
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2.58 years
Time saved 0.42 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 10 units
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 0.5 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Twelve (12) months
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 10 units
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 0.5 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Twelve (12) months
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Federation University
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 10 units
Total duration 2.5 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Twelve (12) months
Total duration 5 years
Fast track duration 4 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
South West Institute of TAFE
Full time 2 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 5 years
Fast track duration 4.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Science - Forest Science Major
The University of Melbourne
Full time 3 years
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 10 units
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 0.5 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Twelve (12) months
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3 years
Time saved 1 years
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 2 course credit
Total duration 3.5 years
Fast track duration 3.25 years
Time saved 0.25 years
Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Total duration 1.5 years
Fast track duration 1.5 years
Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Bendigo TAFE
Full time 1 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 4 years
Fast track duration 3.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability
Timber Training Creswick
Full time 2 years
Diploma of Sustainability
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Full time 0.5 years
Total duration 2.5 years
Fast track duration 2.5 years
Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability
Timber Training Creswick
Full time 2 years
Bachelor of Sustainability
Federation University
Full time 3 years
Credit transfer arrangement 4 course credit
Total duration 5 years
Fast track duration 4.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Bachelor of Science - Forest Science Major
The University of Melbourne
Full time 3 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Total duration 5 years
Fast track duration 5 years
Bachelor of Environments - Landscape Ecosystem Management Major (Honours)
The University of Melbourne
Full time 4 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Six (6) months credit
Total duration 6 years
Fast track duration 5.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Bachelor of Science - Forest Science Major (Honours)
The University of Melbourne
Full time 4 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement Up to Six (6) months credit
Total duration 6 years
Fast track duration 5.5 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Graduate Certificate in Bushfire Planning and Management
The University of Melbourne
Full time 0.5 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 50 points (6 months)
Total duration 2.5 years
Fast track duration 2 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management
The University of Melbourne
Full time 0.5 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 50 points (6 months)
Total duration 2.5 years
Fast track duration 2 years
Time saved 0.5 years
Graduate Diploma in Bushfire Planning and Management
The University of Melbourne
Full time 1 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 100 points (1 year)
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2 years
Time saved 1 years
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
The University of Melbourne
Full time 1 years
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
The University of Melbourne
Full time 2 years
Credit transfer arrangement up to 100 points (1 year)
Total duration 3 years
Fast track duration 2 years
Time saved 1 years