Certificate II in Fishing Operations

South Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

This qualification is part of the Seafood Industry Training Package. It provides students with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a deckhand on commercial fishing vessels. Units equivalent to the former Elements of Shipboard Safety are included in the electives. The qualification will have application for people working: for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock; on fishing vessels; on charter vessels.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


15 units: 4 core; 4 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. Fishing specialist: Cook on board a vessel; Maintain, prepare, deploy and retrieve trawls to land catch; plus more. Plus electives.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Fremantle Maritime Centre No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Fremantle Maritime Centre No info Yes
In April 2016, Challenger Institute of Technology and Polytechnic West formed South Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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