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Course Number: SFI30611R4-01V03
This qualification represents the competencies relevant to people working in the sales and distribution sector of the seafood industry in the capacity of a skilled employee. It is designed for more experienced employees whose work requires extensive product knowledge and some responsibility for decision-making and coordination of team activities They are also responsible for supervising or leading other workers/staff as part of a work team. The qualification will have application for people working: for seafood wholesalers, fish markets or retailers for transport, storage and holding companies on fishing dockside or aquaculture farm gate outlets or fishout/put-and-take operations. Job roles Individuals operating at this level will have a broad range of well-developed skills and the ability to adapt and transfer skills to new activities. That person will have some responsibility for decision-making and coordinating team activities. Their duties may include: dealing with suppliers handling and basic processing of seafood maintaining food safety, OHS and other compliance requirements packing, labelling, holding or storage and distribution temperature control, including chilling, freezing and deep freezing weighing, grading and quality control wholesale or retail sales. Work may vary between enterprises. Job role titles may include: leading factory hand senior seafood or fish packer senior seafood or fish seller senior seafood or fish transporter senior store person or supervisor.
North Coast TAFE wants you to know that while this qualification has no formal entry requirements, we do want you to succeed, so we are providing information about the skills and knowledge that would help you complete this qualification. You do need to have, or be able to attain, a level of literacy and numeracy that will help you complete your course and ultimately to work in your chosen field. Students who complete this qualification level will have developed a range of technical and communication skills that will enable them to complete mostly routine tasks and interpret and act on information available to them. They will provide solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems and in a work setting may take some responsibility for the work of others.North Coast TAFE can provide support for reading, writing, maths and English Language. If you would like to know more about our support options please contact us.
Job role titles may include:leading factory handsenior seafood or fish packersenior seafood or fish sellersenior seafood or fish transportersenior store person or supervisor.
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