Salinity Management NSW
This course builds upon its precursor, Salinity Concepts, and provides participants with an opportunity to understand the causes of salinity outbreaks in the landscape and approaches to managing them.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- distinguish key causes of salinity in the landscape
- prepare a site description and analyse key information
- identify appropriate management strategies for preventing, reducing, and adapting to salinity affected situations
- develop a soil use map for a property
Method of delivery
This course is available as either:
- an online course only
- a blended course (online and face to face component)
The online course takes approximately 5.5 hours to complete.
The face to face component is tailored to the needs of the client group and the time involved varies. This component is delivered subject to demand.
$285 GST free
There are ten modules in this course.
- Introduction to dryland salinity management
- Leakage factors
- Approaches to salinity management
- Site characterisation
- Types of salinity and landuse management options
- Options for reducing recharge
- Discharge options
- Salinity economics
- Developing a salinity management plan
- Case study analysis
Course resources are provided.
This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCSOL402A - Develop a soil use map for a property. Completion of both components (online and follow up face to face workshop) and assessment tasks is required to achieve a Statement of Attainment.
$285 GST free