Diploma of Aquaculture
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Murrumba Downs||Yes||External, Flexible Delivery||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It represents the competencies relevant to people working in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry at a management level. The qualification will have application 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; or for companies proving consultancy, advisory, equipment sales or other services.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Communicate in the seafood industry; Work effectively in the seafood industry; Meet workplace OHS requirements; plus Apply basic food handling and safety practices; or Apply quality systems and procedures. Specialist: Develop a marketing plan; Manage risk; Develop and implement an aquaculture breeding strategy; Export product; Develop workplace policy for sustainability; plus more. Elective streams: Aquaculture operations; Farm operations; Ornamental operations; Quality assurance and food safety; Business services; Community management; Strategic management; plus more.
About LMC TrainingLMC Training is a private Registered Training Organisation that conducts nationally recognised aquaculture training. The courses are designed for both existing employees and new entrants into the industry. RTO code: 32341
DiplomaCourse code: SFI50111
- Flexible Delivery
21 units: 4 core; 6 specialist; 11 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Aquaculture technicians are involved in freshwater and marine farming and hatchery management, as well as research into farmed species. They can be involved in equipment design, site development and research, and the harvesting, processing and shipment of products.
Farmers and farm managers undertake farming operations to raise livestock and cultivate crops, fruit, vegetables and other agricultural products.
A farmer is a self-employed person who farms their own land or a leasehold property rented from a landowner. A farm manager is an employee who is paid a salary to manage a farm or group of farms.