Certificate III in Aquaculture

Seafood and Maritime Training

This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It specifies the competencies relevant to an individual working in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry in the capacity of a skilled worker or leading hand.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


18 units: 4 core; 14 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: Coordinate stock handling activities; Oversee production and maintain algal or live-feed cultures; Prepare, pack and dispatch stock for live transport; Perform underwater work in the aquaculture sector; Follow site quarantine procedures; Adjust and position fishing gear; Plan and construct conventional fencing; Service and repair bores and windmills; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info Yes 2 years
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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