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Certificate IV in Aquaculture

National ID: SFI40111 | State ID: W988

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to supervise the operations of fish farms, marine farms, and hatcheries. You will learn skills to oversee harvest and post harvest activities, optimise feed intake, budget for farm production and lead teams. You will also learn skills to coordinate the construction/installation of stock culture and farm structures, plan ecologically sustainable practices, and supervise stock production and health.

Expressions of interest are taken for this course, and will generally be done on an individual basis or under a traineeship agreement. This qualification can be delivered at other campus locations upon request.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aquaculture/fish farm technician or a Supervisor/Technical Manager.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Aquaculture

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1 year

HowFace To Face
Flexible
Traineeship
WhenAvailable this semester
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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

North Regional TAFE’s indicative fees for 2019 are available here. These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2019. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply. Please view the Department of Training and Workforce Development's course fees rate document for further fee information.

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This is a suggested course study plan. North Regional TAFE offers a variety of elective and alternate units. For more information about your study options and units, please discuss with North Regional TAFE prior to enrolling.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic food handling and safety practicesSFICORE101CD9166
Communicate in the seafood industrySFICORE103CD9167
Meet workplace OHS requirementsSFICORE106BD9169
Work effectively in the seafood industrySFICORE105BD9168
2 Group A Aquaculture Specialist Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate sustainable aquacultural practicesSFIAQUA407CD9152
Develop and implement a stock health programSFIAQUA401CD9148
Identify risk and apply risk management processesBSBRSK401AD0995
Implement, monitor and review stock productionSFIAQUA409BD9154
Maintain water quality and environmental monitoringSFIAQUA308CD9139
Oversee the control of diseasesSFIAQUA317AD9146
Oversee the control of predators and pestsSFIAQUA316AD9145
Supervise harvest and post-harvest activitiesSFIAQUA408CD9153
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate feed activitiesSFIAQUA318AD9147
Cost a projectAHCBUS402AD6735
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesSFIEMS301BD9179
Support hatchery operationsSFIAQUA314AD9143
4 Imported unit
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect and manage dataAHCWRK502AD7324
Develop stock production planSFIAQUA509BD9164
Plan and design stock culture or holding systems and structuresSFIAQUA508CD9163
Plan and monitor production processesAHCAGB503AD6639
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For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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