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Certificate III in Fishing Operations

National ID: SFI30211 | State ID: W987

 

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This qualification contains the competencies required by an experienced deckhand undertaking a wide range of fishing operation tasks.  Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include vessel handling, using electronic fishing aids, navigation, charter operations, commercial fishing techniques, and basic fisheries management and marine science knowledge.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Operating a small vessel and seamanship skills
  • Applying coastal navigation and meteorology skills
  • Applying principles and knowledge of marine biology and ecology to practical tasks
  • Developing fisheries management skills
  • Applying commercial fishing techniques, and
  • Using technology in the field of Aquaculture.
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 in Certificate IV in Fishing Operations or Diploma of Marine Studies, or completion of this course may lead to employment opportunities as a senior deckhand or coxswains in the fishing industry or on a commercial vessel.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Fishing Operations, Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management), Diploma of Fishing Operations

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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
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 Fishing Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Adjust and position fishing gearSFIFISH310AD9229
Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fishSFIFISH401CD9231
Manage and control fishing operationsSFIFISH402CD9232
Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting applianceSFIFISH311AD9230
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
Develop information and advice on fishing charter tripsSFIFCHA301CD9212
Follow environmental work practicesMARJ001WH860
Handle a vessel up to 12 metresMARK001WH864
Operate an inshore day charterSFIFCHA302CD9213
Operate inboard and outboard motorsMARC005WH812
Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsMARC006WH813
Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsMARB002WH795
Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresMARH001WH848
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Duration

One semester (six months)

HowFull-Time
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Further study in Certificate IV in Fishing Operations or Diploma of Marine Studies, or completion of this course may lead to employment opportunities as a senior deckhand or coxswains in the fishing industry or on a commercial vessel.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Fishing Operations, Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management), Diploma of Fishing Operations

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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 Fishing Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Adjust and position fishing gearSFIFISH310AD9229
Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fishSFIFISH401CD9231
Manage and control fishing operationsSFIFISH402CD9232
Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting applianceSFIFISH311AD9230
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
Develop information and advice on fishing charter tripsSFIFCHA301CD9212
Follow environmental work practicesMARJ001WH860
Handle a vessel up to 12 metresMARK001WH864
Operate an inshore day charterSFIFCHA302CD9213
Operate inboard and outboard motorsMARC005WH812
Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsMARC006WH813
Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsMARB002WH795
Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresMARH001WH848
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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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