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Land Manager Courses

A Land Manager oversees the use of natural resource areas including conservation zones and development precincts. You might work for a government department, a property developer or an environmental organisation. Land Managers ensure natural resources are protected, including flora, fauna and cultural sites. You might speak with the public about land use issues or liaise with other stakeholders.

Land Managers should have a good understanding of development issues and be passionate about nature conservation. You’ll spend time working outdoors and should be ready to work in a range of weather conditions. Land Managers need strong leadership skills and should be able to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds. You’ll need to be organised and able to manage your time well.

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Popular Land Manager Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Land Manager.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Land Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Land Manager generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Land Manager?

The number of people working in this industry has remained stable over the last five years. There are currently 3,600 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Land Manager. Land Managers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Land Manager?

If you’re interested in becoming a Land Manager, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management. This course will develop your project management skills and show you how to develop and implement a revegetation program. You could also consider a Diploma of Conservation and Land Management or a Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within conservation and land management. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.