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CERTIFICATE II IN FISHING OPERATIONS

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National ID: SFI20211 | State ID: W985

 

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

Students enrolling in Cert II fishing operations need to be aware that AMSA require completion of the shipboard safety skill set to work on a domestic commercial vessel.

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.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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  • 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.

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

Further study opportunities:

  • MAR30913 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal), State ID J714
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Where Fremantle
Duration One semester
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

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

View our 2018 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
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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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This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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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