SFI20219 Certificate II in Fishing Operations

National code: SFI20219 | WA course code: BEI4 | CRICOS code: 0100605

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.

SFI20219 Certificate II in Fishing Operations

About this course

Are you interested in a sea change? Then start your career by enrolling into SFI20219 Certificate II in Fishing Operations. This course provides you with basic skills required to work in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. You will gain a good understanding of routine processes and procedures, including maintaining fishing gear, operating small vessels and using deck equipment.

You will also acquire knowledge in seafood processing including temperature control of produce and how to handle, harvest and sort by catch. You will learn about marine communication so that you can understand shipboard orders and be able to follow safe work practices in case of emergencies.

If you were a deckhand on a small vessel, your duties may include assisting in the operation and maintenance of fishing gear, equipment and basic marine science skills, which, this course provides. The course is available at Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton campus, which is a coastal city in the mid-west region of Western Australia. If you want to continue your studies, you can enrol in SFI30219 Certificate III in Fishing Operations.

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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 the equivalent of Australian Year 10.

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Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Fisher
  • General Deckhand
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