You can work as a Park Ranger without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Park Rangers. You can also complete a traineeship.
Membership with the Australian Ranger Federation may be useful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation & Land Management and Sustainability VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources