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SFI10119 Certificate I in Seafood Industry

National ID: SFI10119 State ID: BEI9
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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.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

  • Field hand
  • Nursery assistant
  • Fish farm assistant

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

On campus

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $561.20 $0.00 $561.20
Concession $169.05 $0.00 $169.05

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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