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CERTIFICATE II IN FISHING OPERATIONS

National ID: SFI20211 | State ID: W985

 

This qualification provides the main entry point for individuals working in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. 

The aim of this course is to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a deckhand in the fishing industry. It is the pathway to a career in the commercial fishing industry, tourist/charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats. The qualification will have application for people working:

-  for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock 
-  on fishing vessels 
-  on charter vessels. 

Job roles
Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include 
-  assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment 
-  basic processing and temperature control of harvest 
-  general cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel 
-  handling, harvesting and sorting by-catch. 

Work may vary between enterprises. 

Job role titles may include: 
-  general deckhand.

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 a deckhand/general purpose hand on a commercial fishing, fishing charter, ferry or dive charter vessels. You may also have the opportunity to gain 9 months logged seatime towards a Master Class V/Skipper III Certificate of Competence.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate III in Fishing Operations, Certificate IV in Fishing Operations

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Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Maritime
Duration One semester
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

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 Fishing Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply deckhand skills aboard a fishing vesselSFIFISH215BD9226
Assemble and repair damaged nettingSFIFISH210CD9224
Maintain, prepare, deploy and retrieve pots and traps to land catchSFIFISH204CD9218
Maintain, prepare, deploy and retrieve trawls to land catchSFIFISH203CD9217
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentMARF001WH829
Clean work areaSFIPROC102CD9255
Fillet fish and prepare portionsSFIPROC105BD9256
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselMARF002WH830
Meet work health and safety requirementsMARF004WH833
Survive at sea using survival craftMARF005WH832
Work with knivesSFIPROC106BD9257
OPTIONAL UNITS
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Cook on board a vesselSFIFISH202CD9216
Prepare for maintenanceSFISHIP211CD9302
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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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