Certificate II in Aquaculture

Seafood and Maritime Training

This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It represents the base entry point into the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry. It provides people with a range of core and underpinning skills and knowledge relevant to work as a field hand in the aquaculture sector. It is particularly applicable to school-based studies.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


15 units: 4 core; 11 elective

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: Prepare animals for slaughter; Undertake routine maintenance of water supply and disposal systems and structures; Control predators and pests; Assemble and repair damaged netting; SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres; Transport, handle and store chemicals; Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info No
Hobart No info No Part time
Established in 1986,Seafood and Maritime Training is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that provides nationally accredited training and assessment from the Seafood Industry Training Package and the Maritime Training Package. It was established 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.

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