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Certificate III in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI30111 | State ID: W986

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 5
This course is an Aquaculture qualification for leading hands and supervisors. An individual operating at this level will have a broad range of well-developed skills and the ability to adapt and transfer skills to new activities. That person will have some responsibility for decision making and may coordinate some team activities such as feeding, construction, managing live feeds and overseeing water quality monitoring.
You will gain knowledge and skills in:
  • Coordinating fish farming activities
  • Monitoring and implementing emergency and safety procedures
  • Controlling pests, predators and disease
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments, and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
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 Loan.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study into Certifcate IV or Diploma in Aquaculture.
Job roles include leading hand or supervisor on aquaculture farms, hatcheries, processing facilities, zoos and pet stores.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Aquaculture, Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)

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
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

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
Group A Aquaculture Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structuresSFIAQUA302CD9137
Coordinate feed activitiesSFIAQUA318AD9147
Coordinate stock handling activitiesSFIAQUA303CD9138
Maintain water quality and environmental monitoringSFIAQUA308CD9139
Oversee production and maintain algal or live-feed culturesSFIAQUA311BD9141
Support hatchery operationsSFIAQUA314AD9143
Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresMARN002WH878
Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metresMARI001WH858
Coordinate work site activitiesAHCWRK305AD7312
Follow environmental work practicesMARJ001WH860
Handle a vessel up to 12 metresMARK001WH864
Maintain aquascapes and aquatic animalsACMCAS305AD3871
Operate inboard and outboard motorsMARC005WH812
Imported units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with fieldworkMSL973005AWA709
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

One semester (six months)

HowFull-Time
On The Job
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Further study into Certifcate IV or Diploma in Aquaculture.
Job roles include leading hand or supervisor on aquaculture farms, hatcheries, processing facilities, zoos and pet stores.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Aquaculture, Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)

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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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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
Group A Aquaculture Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structuresSFIAQUA302CD9137
Coordinate feed activitiesSFIAQUA318AD9147
Coordinate stock handling activitiesSFIAQUA303CD9138
Maintain water quality and environmental monitoringSFIAQUA308CD9139
Oversee production and maintain algal or live-feed culturesSFIAQUA311BD9141
Support hatchery operationsSFIAQUA314AD9143
Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresMARN002WH878
Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metresMARI001WH858
Coordinate work site activitiesAHCWRK305AD7312
Follow environmental work practicesMARJ001WH860
Handle a vessel up to 12 metresMARK001WH864
Maintain aquascapes and aquatic animalsACMCAS305AD3871
Operate inboard and outboard motorsMARC005WH812
Imported units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with fieldworkMSL973005AWA709
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

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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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