CERTIFICATE II IN FISHING OPERATIONS

National ID: SFI20211
State ID: W985
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

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

Why not turn your passion for fishing into a career! This qualification will give you the basic skills you need to start work in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. This course will teach you a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include maintaining fishing gear, operating small vessels, using deck equipment, processing and basic marine science skills.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
  • Basic processing and temperature control of harvest
  • General cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel, and
  • Handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch.
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 for Schools : Would you like to work on the ocean? This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a deckhand on commercial fishing vessels or ferries or a dive charter vessel. Check out our VETiS Guide for more information..

VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 5

Why not turn your passion for fishing into a career! This qualification will give you the basic skills you need to start work in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. This course will teach you a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include maintaining fishing gear, operating small vessels, using deck equipment, processing and basic marine science skills.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
  • Basic processing and temperature control of harvest
  • General cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel, and
  • Handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch.
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 for Schools : Would you like to work on the ocean? This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a deckhand on commercial fishing vessels or ferries or a dive charter vessel. Check out our VETiS Guide for more information..

VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

This qualification provides the main entry point for individuals working in the fishing sector of the seafood industry.

The aim of this course is to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a deckhand in the fishing industry. It is the pathway to a career in the commercial fishing industry, tourist/charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats. The qualification will have application for people working:

- for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock
- on fishing vessels
- on charter vessels.

Job roles
Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include
- assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
- basic processing and temperature control of harvest
- general cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel
- handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch.

Work may vary between enterprises.

Job role titles may include:
- general deckhand.

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 provides the main entry point for individuals working in the fishing sector of the seafood industry.

The aim of this course is to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a deckhand in the fishing industry. It is the pathway to a career in the commercial fishing industry, tourist/charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats. The qualification will have application for people working:

- for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock
- on fishing vessels
- on charter vessels.

Job roles
Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include
- assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
- basic processing and temperature control of harvest
- general cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel
- handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch.

Work may vary between enterprises.

Job role titles may include:
- general deckhand.

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

Course page link