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Certificate II in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI20111 | State ID: W984

 

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.

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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

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.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aquaculture field hand, pond worker, farm labourer, hatchery or nursery assistant.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Aquaculture or Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management Support)

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

South Metro Tafe
Maritime
One semester
N
N

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
One semester
N
N

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Beaconsfield
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aquaculture field hand or hatchery or nursery assistant.

Further study opportunities:

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.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aquaculture field hand, pond worker, farm labourer, hatchery or nursery assistant.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Aquaculture or Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management Support)

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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