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

Fish farming is a booming industry, so follow your ambitions and enrol into SFI50119 Diploma of Aquaculture. This industry is rapidly growing as the demand for global fish resources grows faster than supply. This course will set you up for a life-long career, or a very profitable business.

To get you there, this Diploma will teach you a wide range of managerial, technical, coordination and planning skills which you will use on a daily basis. Topics covered within the course includes developing breeding strategies, planning ecologically sustainable practices, maintaining stock health, developing production plans, managing staff and business operations and developing marketing strategies that comply with government regulations and restrictions.

Our campuses feature extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities that will provide you with practical hands-on training that relate directly to the aquaculture industry.

After completing this course, you may be able to continue your education at university in related fields of study.

​Please select a campus below and press the Download Course Flyer button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

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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Tuition fees

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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

  • Hatchery Manager
  • Hatchery Technician
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