Certificate III in Seafood Processing

Seafood and Maritime Training

This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It represents the competencies relevant to people working in the seafood processing sector of the seafood industry. The qualification will have application for people working for contract harvesting and on-farm processing companies, for wholesalers or retailers, in processing plants, and on aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations. Job role titles may include autonomous processor, leading or senior fish processor, process manager, supervisor and shift manager.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


18 units: 4 core; 7 specialist; 7 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. Specialist: Slaughter livestock; Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs; Implement the pest prevention program; Process and interpret data; Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose; Work with knives; plus more. Elective streams: Competitive manufacturing; Business services; Seafood transport and storage; Training and assessment; plus more.

Related Careers:

Seafood Processor,
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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