SFI50119 Diploma of Aquaculture

National code: SFI50119 | WA course code: BEJ2 | CRICOS code: 0100601

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.

SFI50119 Diploma of Aquaculture

About this course

Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry. This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. You will learn skills in developing and implementing a breeding strategy, planning ecologically sustainable practices, biosecurity, managing stock health, developing a stock production plan, managing staff and business operations and developing marketing strategies that comply with government regulations and restrictions.

Our campuses have extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities that will enable you to acquire practical, hands on training that relates directly to the aquaculture industry.

Students at Geraldton campus will have access to the Batavia Coast Maritime Institute (BCMI) for a minimum of three days per week in a simulated workplace and aboard the training vessel master class.

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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 SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture is required for entry into this course.

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Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Hatchery Manager
  • Hatchery Technician
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