Diploma of Aquaculture - SFI50119

Seafood and Maritime Training

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry at a management or leadership level. In this role, these individuals design, plan and implement programs and sustainable practices for an aquaculture enterprise that comply with a wide range of legislative and regulatory requirements.The environments in which these individuals work include:aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operationscompanies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operationscompanies providing consultancy, advisory, equipment sales or other serviceshatcheries and nurserieslive post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Plan and implement environmentally sustainable aquacultural practices
  • Develop and implement strategic plans
  • Develop a whole farm plan
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Plan stock health management
  • Plan and monitor production processes
  • Manage risk
  • Manage employee relations
  • Develop export markets for produce
  • Manage a supply chain
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Plan and design stock culture or holding systems and structures
  • Develop and implement an aquaculture breeding strategy
  • Plan and implement an aquaculture biosecurity plan
  • Plan and design water supply and disposal systems
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Manage knowledge and information
  • Participate in a media interview or presentation
  • Manage workplace health and safety processes
  • Manage people performance
  • Collect and manage data
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • Develop a workplace learning environment
  • Manage an aquaculture research trial
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Manage machinery and equipment
  • Plan and manage infrastructure requirements
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Develop and manage a chemical use strategy
  • Communicate with influence
  • Provide leadership across the organisation
  • Manage operational plan
  • Design a recirculating aquaculture system
  • Develop a stock nutrition program
  • Develop stock production plan
  • Culture new aquaculture species
  • Establish an aquaculture facility
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Manage supplier relationships

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