Certificate III

National Code: SFI30111

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About the course

Course Number: SFI30111R5-01V04

Seafood is the most consumed animal protein in the world, and if you have a love of water and enjoy working outdoors, you can make a splash in a growing industry with our Certificate III Aquaculture qualification.  This course helps you to develop proficiency in the skills required to work in an aquaculture enterprise as a leading hand with limited supervisory requirements. You will learn how to handle, feed, monitor and harvest livestock; maintain water quality; interpret and implement stock related procedures.

Because aquaculture is such a diverse yet specialised field, North Coast TAFE has ensured that the Certificate III in Aquaculture (Online) is customisable and incorporates electives from a variety of sectors disciplines within the profession, including: aquarium industry, hatchery operations, recirculation aquaculture systems (RAS).

This qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship pathway. 

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