A learner who has achieved one or more of these unit standards will be able to implement operational knowledge and skills within a conserved area in the subject field of the completed unit standard/s. The course focuses on the skills needed by general field staff of a conserved area. The learner will also be in a position to lead and mentor other learners in the attainment of management objectives in the context of the maintenance and operational aspects of managing a conserved area.
A learner will also be able to make valuable contributions to community development and other community based projects. The qualification has been developed to assist professionalism across the conservation industry.
The learning programme is aimed at Field Rangers, Trackers, Guides and General Workers. It is also aimed at private individuals who wish to learn more about basic infrastructure maintenance and fence maintenance and construction.