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Diploma of Aquaculture

National ID: SFI50111 | State ID: W990

 

This qualification represents the competencies relevant to people working in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry at a management level.

The qualification will have application for people working:

· on aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations

· in hatcheries and nurseries

· in live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters

· in pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals

· for companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations

· for companies providing consultancy, advisory, equipment sales or other services.

A person operating at this level will have a wide range of technical skills and/or managerial, coordination and planning responsibilities which may include:

· complying with a wide range of local, state, territory and federal government regulations and restrictions, including human resources, aquaculture operations, occupational health and safety (OHS), environment, animal welfare and food safety

· designing and planning culture and holding systems and other structures

· developing policies and procedures ensuring continual improvement throughout the business

· implementing new technologies and ideas

· managing risk and implementation of effective controls and corrective actions

· managing the production system

· sourcing external contractors and services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in aquaculture and aquatic holding enterprises. Job role titles may include owner/manager, farm manager, hatchery manager and production manager.

Further Study Option(s)

University

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 (Fremantle)
Two semesters
N
N

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
Two semesters
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/fish farm technician, small business operator (farming/breeding), field/fisheries officer or an operations manager.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in aquaculture and aquatic holding enterprises. Job role titles may include owner/manager, farm manager, hatchery manager and production manager.

Further Study Option(s)

University

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
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Page last updated September 22, 2017