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Certificate II in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI20111 | State ID: W984

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 5

This course is a base entry qualification for the aquaculture industry.  This qualification represents the base entry point for an individual into the aquaculture industry. It provides individuals with skills and knowledge to work as a field hand in an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery, sea cage or pond facility. It is applicable to school-based studies.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments, and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
VET for Schools
This qualification is also available to VET IN SCHOOLS students, for further information regarding this students will need to contact their local school. 
Central Regional TAFE has a Duty of Care for all its students. Special arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety and well being of students under 18 years of age.
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 Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loans.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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

Further study into Certificate III in Aquaculture may lead to opportunities as a general hand in aquaculture farms, hatcheries, processing facilities, zoos and pet stores; or MAR20313 Cert II in Maritime Operations on sea cage operations.

Further study opportunities:

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

One semester (six months)

HowFull-Time
On The Job
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

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

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic food handling and safety practicesSFICORE101CD9166
Communicate in the seafood industrySFICORE103CD9167
Meet workplace OHS requirementsSFICORE106BD9169
Work effectively in the seafood industrySFICORE105BD9168
2 Group A Aquaculture Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect broodstock and seedstockSFIAQUA201CD9122
Handle stockSFIAQUA206CD9124
Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structuresSFIAQUA217BD9131
Monitor stock and environmental conditionsSFIAQUA213CD9128
Operate and maintain high technology water treatment componentsSFIAQUA219BD9132
Produce algal or live-feed culturesSFIAQUA214BD9129
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentMARF001WH829
Conduct routine site measurementsMSL972001AWO24
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselMARF002WH830
Meet work health and safety requirementsMARF004WH833
Prepare, pack and dispatch stock for live transportSFISTOR204AD9293
Survive at sea using survival craftMARF005WH832
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

One semester (six months)

HowFull-Time
On The Job
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aquaculture field hand or hatchery or nursery assistant.

Further study into Certificate III in Aquaculture may lead to opportunities as a general hand in aquaculture farms, hatcheries, processing facilities, zoos and pet stores; or MAR20313 Cert II in Maritime Operations on sea cage operations.

Further study opportunities:

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

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

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic food handling and safety practicesSFICORE101CD9166
Communicate in the seafood industrySFICORE103CD9167
Meet workplace OHS requirementsSFICORE106BD9169
Work effectively in the seafood industrySFICORE105BD9168
2 Group A Aquaculture Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect broodstock and seedstockSFIAQUA201CD9122
Handle stockSFIAQUA206CD9124
Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structuresSFIAQUA217BD9131
Monitor stock and environmental conditionsSFIAQUA213CD9128
Operate and maintain high technology water treatment componentsSFIAQUA219BD9132
Produce algal or live-feed culturesSFIAQUA214BD9129
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentMARF001WH829
Conduct routine site measurementsMSL972001AWO24
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselMARF002WH830
Meet work health and safety requirementsMARF004WH833
Prepare, pack and dispatch stock for live transportSFISTOR204AD9293
Survive at sea using survival craftMARF005WH832
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

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

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

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

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

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

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