Certificate II in Seafood Post Harvest Operations - SFI20319

Training and Quality Management Services Pty Ltd

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the seafood processing or sales and distribution sectors of the seafood industry. In this role, these individuals undertake routine tasks such as fish preparation, packaging, storage, retail and distribution under the direction of a supervisor. The environments in which these individuals work include:aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operationscontract harvesting and on-farm processing companiesprocessing plantsseafood wholesalers, fish markets or retailers.All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health andsafety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to theworkplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Communicate in the seafood industry
  • Prepare, pack and dispatch non-live product
  • Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Retail seafood
  • Fillet fish and prepare portions
  • Operate pumping equipment
  • Follow point-of-sale procedures
  • Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
  • Prepare, cook and retail seafood products
  • Apply basic seafood handling and safety practices
  • Move materials mechanically using automated equipment
  • Apply quality systems and procedures
  • Work with temperature controlled stock
  • Shuck molluscs
  • Operate a production process
  • Work with knives
  • Prepare, pack and dispatch stock for live transport
  • Operate a heat treatment process
  • Operate a retort process
  • Apply sampling procedures
  • Clean fish
  • Head and peel crustaceans
  • Conduct routine maintenance
  • Meet workplace health and safety requirements
  • Receive and store stock
  • Operate a mixing or blending process
  • Fill and close product in cans
  • Work effectively in the seafood industry
  • Clean work area
  • Receive and distribute product
  • Operate an extrusion process
  • Operate a packaging process
  • Harvest cultured or held stock
  • Operate a freezing process
  • Shift a load using manually-operated equipment
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Maintain the temperature of seafood
  • Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting appliance
  • Process squid, cuttlefish and octopus

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Moonee Ponds Domestic: $5,252
International: $5,252

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