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SFI30111 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.

The Certificate III in Aquaculture is typically only available for entry in Semester 2 each year.

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

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


  • Fish farm assistant
  • Hobby aquarium shop assistant
  • Seafood processor



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


Further study opportunities:


  • SFI50111 Diploma of Aquaculture, State ID W990


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2019

Fremantle Campus - Full Time-Classroom


Fees and charges


Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Fremantle Campus
How Full Time
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Page last updated July 16, 2019