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SFI20211 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. 

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.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

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
Job opportunities

 

  • 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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Semester 1, 2019

Fremantle Campus - Full Time-Classroom

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Semester 2, 2019

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Page last updated July 16, 2019