Be job ready with the skills and knowledge needed to take your first step on board as a deckhand or fishing hand, working on a commercial fishing boat. These skills and knowledge could also see you working on tourist or charter boats, work boats, ferries, and dive boats.
You will learn about the operation of fishing gear and equipment; processing and temperature control of fishing harvests; cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessels; handling, harvesting and sorting by catch; and much more. You will also learn a broad range of processes and procedures which may include maintaining fishing gear, operating small vessels, using deck equipment, seafood processing, and basic marine science skills.
- General Deckhand