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Certificate II in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI20119 | State ID: BEI8

Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

This qualification is the crucial first step towards an exciting career in aquaculture. This course provides students with a range of core skills and knowledge relevant to working in the aquaculture industry. Graduates go on to further studies or working in a range on environments including onshore aquaculture facilities, offshore culture facilities and the ornamental fish industry.

Gain the following skills and knowledge:

·Handling and harvesting stock,

·Preparing stock for live transport,

·Monitoring stock and environmental conditions,

·Producing algal cultures, and

·Working effectively in the seafood industry

Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a report in 2018 stating that ‘aquaculture is fastest growing food production sector worldwide’. Typical entry-level jobs for those holding Certi?cate 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 

Study in a specialised facility in the maritime heart of Fremantle: 

Fremantle campus features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff.This 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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this course prepares you for roles such as: Farm hand | Shop hand | General hand | Farm labourer | Feeder | Pond worker | Hatchery | Nursery assistant.

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute One semester No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI30119 | State ID: BEI5

Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

This course is ideal for those looking to expand on the skills and knowledge they gained in Certificate II in Aquaculture. It also comes packed with opportunities to upskill with either boating or diving skills. While a solid foundation in aquatic science is essential, the aquaculture sector prefers to hire staff with additional boating and/or diving qualifications.  

South Metropolitan TAFE offers two streams.

· Certificate III in Aquaculture (Vessel Operations)

oIn addition to this qualification you can obtain your grade 1 coxswains.

·Certificate III in Aquaculture (Diving Operations)

o In addition to this qualification, you will get an open water and advanced PADI tickets.

·Certificate III in Aquaculture (Vessel Operations & Diving Operation)

You will gain the following knowledge and skills:

·Care for and maintain fish stocks, culture and holding environments 

·Installing or constructing stock culture or holding structures and other allied structures

·Assessing and controlling biosecurity and stock health and treating aquatic stock for diseases

·Monitoring and maintaining water quality

·Co-ordinating feeding activities, handling and harvesting operations for aquatic stock

·Operating high technology water treatment components

·Implementing emergency procedures, occupational health and safety policies and guidelines

The Fremantle campus features a working aquaculture facility with hatchery tanks and filtration systems and is within convenient walking distance to the fishing industry in Fremantle. The lecturers have a strong relationship with the Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) in the neighbouring facility.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute Six months No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle One semester No No selection criteria

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

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance has been identified as a key skills growth area with high demand for employees in Australia and across the world. Repair, overhaul, test, analyse and troubleshoot aircraft engines, electrical systems, instrumentation, turbines and engines, hydraulics, communication systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, ground support equipment, and accident and emergency procedures.

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Pilot Studies

Designed for those who have the desire and ambition to become a commercial pilot, you will gain the theoretical knowledge to help prepare you for the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) written exams. Learn about different aircraft, aerodynamics, meteorology, airplane performance, navigation, flight rules, radio telephony, as well as additional training such as aviation First Aid, basic fire extinguisher training, and more.

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Fishing Operations

Learn to understand shipboard orders, follow safe work practices, respond to emergency situations and also learn skills in marine communication and equipment, fishing operations, vessel maintenance and seafood processing.

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Cabin Crew

Cabin crew are directly responsible for the safety and comfort of passengers and other crew members. This training pathway has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers and offers valuable experience and skills in emergency response drills, first aid, responsible service of alcohol, customer service skills, personal grooming, and preparation for cabin duties.

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Aviation Management

The aviation industry isn’t all about heading skywards; stay grounded with a career in aviation management and learn all about what happens in our airports that enables air travel to be a huge part of our lives. Training pathways provide you with a non-flying professional career option within the air transport and commercial aviation industries. Learn about airport systems and processes, coupled with aviation desired skills such as human resource management, dangerous goods awareness, security operations, airport planning and business operations.

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Aviation Ground Operations

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Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance has been identified as a key skills growth area with high demand for employees in Australia and across the world. Repair, overhaul, test, analyse and troubleshoot aircraft engines, electrical systems, instrumentation, turbines and engines, hydraulics, communication systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, ground support equipment, and accident and emergency procedures.

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Maritime Studies

Gain skills in navigating a vessel, applying maintenance and engineering knowledge, operating a marine radio, applying safety procedures at sea, applying ships knowledge and demonstrating nautical knowledge.

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