SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture

National code: SFI30119 | WA course code: BEI5 | CRICOS code: 0100603

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture

About this course

If you want to further your knowledge in aquaculture and sustainable food sources, then enrol in SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture. This course enhances your knowledge in fish farming by giving you the skills to be able to plan, install and construct structures to house fish and other species. During your studies, you will acquire the skills to create a balanced environment for stock by ensuring the water temperature and flow are all of good quality, which is vital for healthy fish stock. Your newly gained knowledge will also give you the opportunity to identify and treat diseases and dispose of effluent wastes when required.

Part of this course involves harvesting stock, carrying out post-harvest operations and arranging stock transport. It will be your responsibility to operate high technology water treatment components and implement emergency procedures and occupational health and safety guidelines if they arise.

This course is very practical and hands on with extensive salt and freshwater facilities located at the campuses. When you complete this course, you will be impressed with the knowledge you have gained in fish farming.

If you want to further expand your aquaculture skills then consider studying SFI50119 Diploma of Aquaculture for a further 12 months.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture is required for entry into this course at Central Regional TAFE (CRT).

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Resource fees

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Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Aquaculture Farm Attendant
  • Pond Worker
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