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Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

North Regional TAFE’s Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics area encompasses qualifications in aquaculture, fishing operations, logistics and warehousing, and maritime studies.

Our tropical aquaculture facility in Broome offers state of the art training to aspiring aquaculturists and those with a keen interest in the marine ecosystem, with qualifications focusing on the cultivation and production of marine finfish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, and other commercially important and fascinating species.

Our Broome campus is also home to one of the most advanced maritime training, research and development facilities in the country, which provides simulated maritime training, and services for new and existing port development research and design projects. We offer a suite of maritime qualifications to progress through, in addition to a range of skill sets.

Logistics and Warehousing are essential to the developing resources sector in North Western Australia and our qualifications will provide you with the skills to excel in this industry.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.
National ID: SFI20119
State ID: BEI8
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate II in Aquaculture

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Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry.

Students undertaking this training will learn skills required to work as an aquaculture attendant, under direct supervision, to support the farming of fish and other aquatic animals in the aquaculture industry. 

We aim to get our students actively involved in real aquaculture activities linked to our lake Kununurra Barramundi restocking project. 

As an aquaculture attendant you may undertake a range of routine tasks such as: 

  • Handling animals 
  • Feeding animals  
  • Monitoring animals
  • Monitoring environmental conditions
  • General housekeeping, hygiene and biosecurity practices 

The skills that you will learn at the Broome Aquaculture Centre are relevant to other work environments where you may find work including: 

  • Offshore and Onshore aquaculture farms 
  • Aquarium wholesalers and retailers 
  • Hatcheries and nurseries 
  • Live post-harvest holding facilities

All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace. 

Certificate II
National ID: SFI30119
State ID: BEI5
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Aquaculture

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Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry.

Students undertaking this qualification will learn skills to work unsupervised at an aquaculture farm, potential job roles may include leading hand or relief supervisor. You will be able to directly support junior staff to care for aquatic animals within the aquaculture sector. 

As a leading hand you may undertake a range of routine tasks such as: 

  • Planning and coordinating feeding activities and programs 
  • Planning and coordinating stock health assessments and programs 
  • Coordinating monitoring events for animal environments and external environments 
  • Coordinating general hatchery, nursery, algae production or grow-out activities  
  • Coordination of biosecurity processes 

The skills that you will learn at the Broome Aquaculture Centre are relevant to other work environments where you may find work including: 

  • Offshore and Onshore aquaculture farms 
  • Aquarium wholesalers and retailers 
  • Hatcheries and nurseries 
  • Live post-harvest holding facilities

All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace. 

Certificate III
State ID: IAA54
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Load and Unload Goods/Cargo Skill Set

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Load and unload goods/cargo skillset will provide the skills and knowledge required to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations/permit requirements.

This course includes:

  • Loading and unloading goods and cargo
  • Securing and protecting a load
  • Completing all required documentation.

This is a great start for companies and individuals to gain the experience and safety requirements when loading and unloading.

Skill set
National ID: MARSS00010
State ID: AC870
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics
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Skill sets

Marine Radio Operator's VHF and HF Skill Set

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This two day skill set provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to use VHF, HF and UHF marine radios correctly.

This course is a mandatory requirement of the Coxswain Grade 1 and Coxswain Grade 2 qualifications (where a vessel has a VHF, HR or UHF radio onboard). This certificate is also required for those recreational vessel operators who have a VHF radio onboard.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Short-Range Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) License issued by ACMA.

Students will learn about:

  • VHF, HF, UHF radios
  • Different stations and frequencies required for communication
  • Operating procedures for routine, distress, urgency and safety communications
  • Marine DSC techniques and procedures, public correspondences, Seaphone and
  • EPIRBs
  • Search and Rescue in Australia
  • Marine radio equipment basic trouble shooting and maintenance

Students are required to purchase book AMCMARINE Marine Radio Operator’s Handbook Maritime 2013 AMC Marine 21.

Skill set
National ID: MAR20318
State ID: BDU0
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics
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Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

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Are you ready to pursue a career at sea?

The Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Command a vessel less than 12m in length carrying passengers and has less than 500kw of power for an inboard engine (however outboards are unlimited)
  • Operate a vessel within waters designated by the Department of Transport (DOT)

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

To attain this qualification, participants will need to complete the following skill sets:

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice
  • Coxswain Engineering
  • Coxswain Navigation
  • Marine Radio
Certificate II
National ID: SFI10119
State ID: BEI9
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate I in Seafood Industry

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Turn the ocean into your office with a career in aquaculture.

The Certificate I in Seafood Industry represents the minimum requirements for an individual commencing a career as an aquaculturist. This course provides participants with an introduction into the aquaculture environment and some basic skills needed in this area of the seafood industry. It is an appropriate level for an individual undertaking work experience, or in a probationary period in employment.

This qualification is suitable for people working:

  • On aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • In hatcheries and nurseries
  • In live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
  • In pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals
  • For companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate I
National ID: TLI20420
State ID: BGM5
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations

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Join an industry that is essential to the developing resources sector in North Western Australia.

The Supply Chain is all about assisting in the accurate planning and flow of materials and equipment to increase productivity in the sector. The Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations will provide you with practical hands-on experience in the workplace.

This course will help you to become skilled in tasks which allow the operational flow of activities within the supply chain that are carried out in accordance with best industry practice through routines, procedures and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes. Throughout this course you will learn about industry relevant communication, understanding workplace processes and procedures, teamwork, and forward-thinking and problem solving.

Upon successful completion, you will have the knowledge and skills required to work in the logistics industry, as well as a nationally recognised qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning is available for suitable candidates.
 

Certificate II
National ID: TLI30319
State ID: BFD1
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

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Logistics is essential to the developing resources sector in North Western Australia.

Become a part of an essential industry that is rapidly growing to meet the demands of everchanging communities communities in the North Region of Western Australia. The Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations is suitable for those engaged in supply chain operations and includes specialisations for logistics and warehousing operations.

During this course, you will learn a defined range of skilled operations involving routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures within known time constraints. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.

Certificate III
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