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Aquaculture

Develop practical skills and knowledge to care for and maintain fish stocks. Assist or manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. Career opportunities include aquaculture technician, field or fisheries officer, fish farm operations manager.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SFI30119 BEI5 Aquaculture Certificate III Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Geraldton Campus

Do you want to further your knowledge of the Aquaculture Industry? Are you interested in sustainable food sources? 

This course is for those wanting to rise through the ranks and become leading hands and supervisors within the aquaculture industry responsible for decision making and coordinating some team activities such as feeding, construction, managing live feeds and overseeing water quality monitoring.

You will also 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.
SFI20119 BEI8 Aquaculture Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Geraldton Campus
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Pursue your passion for aquatic life.

A Certificate II in Aquaculture  will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents. 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 also gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
SFI50119 BEJ2 Aquaculture Diploma Face to face (class room)
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry at a management or leadership level. In this role, these individuals design, plan and implement programs and sustainable practices for an aquaculture enterprise that comply with a wide range of legislative and regulatory requirements.

The environments in which these individuals work include:

  • aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations
  • companies providing consultancy, advisory, equipment sales or other services
  • hatcheries and nurseries
  • live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters.
KAA83 Scuba Diving Refresher Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Online Learning
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA83, scuba diving, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short course is for continuing students who have already completed the KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set.

Course Content

The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Online Learning
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA64, scuba, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short courses includes an intake for new students and continuing students.

Course Content

Students will complete a minimum of six (6) nationally recognised units as part of this short course. Required units will depend if you are a new or continuing student. The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

New Students

SFI20111 | Certificate II in Aquaculture Students can select units from the below list:

  • SISOOPS304A Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities
  • SISOSCB301A Scuba dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres
  • TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • SFIEMS201B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SFICORE106B Meet workplace OHS requirements
  • SITHACS101 Clean premises and equipment

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

 

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