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CERTIFICATE III IN AQUACULTURE

National ID: SFI30111 | State ID: W986

 

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

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to care for and maintain fish stocks.

You will gain skills in:

  • Installing or constructing stock culture or holding structures and other allied structures

Maintaining the culture or holding environment by:

  • Treating and disposing of effluent and wastes
  • Monitoring environmental conditions
  • Maintaining water quality

Overseeing stock-related activities, such as:

  • Feeding, handling, harvesting and controlling predators, pests and diseases

Responsibility for:

  • Operating high technology water treatment components
  • Implementing emergency procedures, occupational health and safety policies and guidelines.

Prospective students should have already achieved, SFI20111 Certificate II in Aquaculture or have some existing experience in the aquaculture industry before applying for entry into this qualification.

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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 an aquaculture/fish farm technicians assistant or a leading hand.

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

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Aquaculture

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Maritime
Duration

One semester full-time

HowFlexible
Full 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.

Apply Chemicals
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply chemicals under supervisionAHCCHM201AD6756
Prepare and apply chemicalsAHCCHM303AD6759
Basic Health Management
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Oversee the control of diseasesSFIAQUA317AD9146
Basic Recirculation Systems
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Oversee operations of high technology water treatment componentsSFIAQUA313BD9142
Environmental Management
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Oversee and undertake effluent and waste treatment and disposalSFIAQUA301CD9136
Feeding Practices
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate feed activitiesSFIAQUA318AD9147
Fish Farming Skills
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structuresSFIAQUA302CD9137
Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structuresSFIAQUA217BD9131
Support hatchery operationsSFIAQUA314AD9143
Harvest
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate stock handling activitiesSFIAQUA303CD9138
Oversee harvest and post-harvest activitiesSFIAQUA309CD9140
Live Food
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Oversee production and maintain algal or live-feed culturesSFIAQUA311BD9141
Safety and Communication
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
Water Quality
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply first aidHLTFA311AWD146
Maintain water quality and environmental monitoringSFIAQUA308CD9139
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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 will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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, 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 will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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, 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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