Certificate III in Fishing Operations
Seafood Training Tasmania
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It contains the competencies required by an experienced deckhand undertaking a wide range of fishing operation tasks.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Apply basic food handling and safety practices; Communicate in the seafood industry; Work effectively in the seafood industry; Meet workplace OHS requirements. Electives: Slaughter livestock; Maintain the temperature of seafood; Manage and control fishing operations; Perform underwater work in the wild catch sector; Handle stock; Develop information and advice on fishing charter trips; Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment; Operate and carry out basic servicing on auxiliary systems; Monitor and record fishing operations; Handle and pack sashimi-grade fish; plus more.
About Seafood Training TasmaniaSeafood Training Tasmania is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation and provides nationally accredited training and assessment from the Seafood Industry Training Package and the Maritime Training Package. It was established in 1986, by the Tasmanian seafood industry to make sure the seafood and maritime industries' training needs were met at the right time and in the right location. STT is managed by a board whose members represent the sectors of the Tasmanian seafood industry. Most of STT's training is conducted at its Hobart Training Centre at Salamanca, however courses are also offered each year in St Helens, Smithton and Strahan. Training is also conducted in other regions where there is a clear industry demand. RTO code: 7074
Certificate IIICourse code: SFI30211
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 2 years
18 units: 4 core; 14 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Coxswains manage the operation of small commercial marine vessels, such as fishing boats, ferries, water taxis, jet boats, yachts, catamarans and tourist craft.
Deckhands undertake a wide range of fishery and maritime work on land and at sea, including communications, supply, seamanship, hospitality and stores. They may also use equipment such as nets, lines and traps to catch fish, crustaceans and molluscs.