CERTIFICATE II IN AQUACULTURE

National ID: SFI20111
State ID: W984
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 5

Pursue your passion for aquatic life. This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents. It provides individuals with skills and knowledge to work as a field hand in an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery, sea cage or pond facility. It is applicable to school-based studies.


You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments, and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
VET for Schools
This qualification is also available to VET IN SCHOOLS students, for further information regarding this students will need to contact their local school. Central Regional TAFE has a Duty of Care for all its students. Special arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety and well being of students under 18 years of age.
Third Party Provider
Central Regional TAFE engages the services of a Third Party in the provision of this course. Further details can be provided prior to enrolment.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loans.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 5

Pursue your passion for aquatic life. This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents. It provides individuals with skills and knowledge to work as a field hand in an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery, sea cage or pond facility. It is applicable to school-based studies.


You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments, and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
VET for Schools
This qualification is also available to VET IN SCHOOLS students, for further information regarding this students will need to contact their local school. Central Regional TAFE has a Duty of Care for all its students. Special arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety and well being of students under 18 years of age.
Third Party Provider
Central Regional TAFE engages the services of a Third Party in the provision of this course. Further details can be provided prior to enrolment.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loans.

Campus locations

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Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

This qualification represents the base entry point into this sector of the seafood industry and provides people with a range of core and underpinning skills and knowledge relevant to work as a field hand in the aquaculture sector.

The South Metropolitan TAFE WA Maritime Training Centre campus in Fremantle features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff which offers plenty of relevant hands-on opportunities. Our staff have involved students in the culture and applied research projects of many marine and freshwater organisms over the last two decades including species such as abalone, dhufish, yellowtail kingfish, marron and barramundi.

Aquaculture is considered a primary industry and is growing fast. This is the first step towards an exciting career in aquatic food production or the ornamental fish industry begins with this qualification. Typical entry-level jobs for those holding Certificate II include:

  • Australian and overseas aquaculture farms
  • Hatcheries and nurseries
  • Live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
  • Pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Course description

This qualification represents the base entry point into this sector of the seafood industry and provides people with a range of core and underpinning skills and knowledge relevant to work as a field hand in the aquaculture sector.

The South Metropolitan TAFE WA Maritime Training Centre campus in Fremantle features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff which offers plenty of relevant hands-on opportunities. Our staff have involved students in the culture and applied research projects of many marine and freshwater organisms over the last two decades including species such as abalone, dhufish, yellowtail kingfish, marron and barramundi.

Aquaculture is considered a primary industry and is growing fast. This is the first step towards an exciting career in aquatic food production or the ornamental fish industry begins with this qualification. Typical entry-level jobs for those holding Certificate II include:

  • Australian and overseas aquaculture farms
  • Hatcheries and nurseries
  • Live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
  • Pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Campus locations

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