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Aquaculture

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 these skills

  • 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 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 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Aquaculture Farmer

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Aquaculture

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

National ID: SFI30119 | State ID: BEI5

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Fish farm assistant, Hobby aquarium shop assistant, Seafood processor

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Aquaculture

Diploma of Aquaculture

Course overview

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

Diploma of Aquaculture

National ID: SFI50119 | State ID: BEJ2

This higher level qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. It is suitable for students that hold a certificate 3 in aquaculture or have substantial aquaculture industry experience.

Gain these skills:

  • Developing and implementing a breeding strategy
  • Planning ecologically sustainable practices
  • Biosecurity
  • Managing stock health
  • Developing a stock production plan and
  • Managing an aquaculture research trial. 

You will also learn skills in planning and designing a water supply and disposal system, and stock culture systems and structures. You will learn the skills necessary to supervise and manage staff.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Fish farm technician | Farmer/Breeder | Field Officer | Fisheries Officer | Operations Manager

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Aquaculture

Diploma of Aquaculture

Course overview

 logoView this course on 's website

  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

National ID: SFI30119 | State ID: BEI5

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Fish farm assistant, Hobby aquarium shop assistant, Seafood processor

Course overview

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

National ID: SFI50119 | State ID: BEJ2

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Fish farm technician | Farmer/Breeder | Field Officer | Fisheries Officer | Operations Manager

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Aquaculture, Diploma of Aquaculture

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle Two semesters 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

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