Certificate in Nature Park Management

Passionate about the environment? The Certificate in Nature Park Management course helps you channel that passion into a rewarding career, providing knowledge about various nature parks and equipping you with managerial skills needed for success in this field.
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Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is approximately 200 hours in duration but you have up to 12 months to complete the course with self-paced learning. 
Online, flexible learning at your own pace.
Career Outcomes
  • Park Ranger or Manager
  • Conservation Officer
  • Wildlife Manager
  • Park Naturalist
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Trail Coordinator
Course Modules

Module 1 - Nature Park Management I (100 hours)

  • Natural Environments
  • Management of Zoos, Wildlife Parks and Nature Reserves
  • Basic Ecological Principles
  • Basic Principles of Nature Park Design
  • Basic Principles of Soil Managements
  • Basic Principles of Plant Maintenance
  • Basic Principles of Land Rehabilitation

Module 2 - Nature Park Management II (100 hours)

This course was designed to build further on from Nature Park Management I, with an additional focus on:

  • Indigenous plants and using them to create natural and balanced ecosystems
  • Creating nature trails
  • Building rockeries and pathways
  • Constructing ponds and watercourses
  • Designing picnic grounds

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one tutor and a student support advisor available via phone or email.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed, and an Academic Transcript.
  • Students can unlock FREE access to LinkedIn Learning, which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to learn more and achieve success.

Assessments play a pivotal role in your learning journey. They ensure that you remain focused and achieve each lesson's learning goals before progressing further. Additionally, they enable your tutor to pinpoint areas where you may need extra support, optimizing your course experience.

Your learning will encompass a diverse range of methods, including reading materials, engaging with tutors, conducting research, and viewing videos. At the end of each lesson, you will complete an assignment, which will be reviewed and graded by your dedicated tutor. They will provide valuable feedback and, if needed, suggest supplementary reading to enhance your understanding. Assessment formats may include case studies, quizzes, and written evaluations – all designed to enrich your learning experience with a friendly, yet professional approach.

About this course

Designed to give you a holistic and comprehensive introduction into nature park management, you will learn about natural environments, and the management of zoos, wildlife parks and nature reserves. You will develop an understanding of basic ecological principles, nature park design, soil management, plant maintenance and land rehabilitation, to provide you the skills and knowledge you need to successfully manage a nature park or reserve.

Who will this course interest?

This is a beginner level course and may be useful for people aspiring to work in nature parks and reserves, in managerial or technical positions.


You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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