Deadly Science Catch Program

​Available Brisbane Metropolitan Region 

Seeing through Both Eyes—Deadly Science is a 2 year course offering a Certificate III Indigenous Land Management qualification to Year 11 and 12 students.

The course operates at the Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students in the Brisbane Metropolitan region.

Course details

The course operates over two years on one day a week from 9am–4pm for senior high school students.
As part of the course, additional qualifications and skills gained include:
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • construction White Card
  • fire safety and extinguisher training.

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Watch a video about the Deadly Science program (duration 6:16 minutes).
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Course outcomes

Graduates can apply conservation and land management skills to a range of vocations that rely on preserving the natural environment and interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture.

Career options

The Deadly Science program provides pathways for graduates into employment, further study or a combination of both. Vocational areas include working in:
  • general conservation and land management
  • community coordination and facilitation
  • Indigenous land management
  • parks and wildlife
  • natural area restoration and management
  • earthworks
  • weed management
  • vertebrate pest management.

The course links students with industry, TAFEs and universities to facilitate pathways i.e. from school to university, apprenticeships, vocational study and employment.

Students are awarded 8 credit points towards their Queensland Certification of Education (QCE) after successfully completing the 16 unit Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management.


 Related information


​Deadly Science connects young people to the land by linking traditional knowledge and values to modern environmental science concepts, including natural area restoration and revegetation.

Last updated
23 March 2018