Are you ready to start a career working in fishing for seafood?
Become a deckhand in the fishing industry with this pathway course to commercial fishing, operating tourist or charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats.
Gain these skills:
- 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
Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle
Fremantle campus is our maritime campus, where students are surrounded by the maritime and commercial fishing industry, and have access to a variety of vessels to develop practical experience.
|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|
AMSA requires completion of the shipboard safety skill set to work on a domestic commercial vessel.
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.
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