Diploma of Aquaculture

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
National CodeSFI50111
TAFE SA CodeTP00171
Example Career ProfileAquaculture FarmerAquaculture Farmer
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This course enables people to develop skills to manage and operate an Aquaculture facility.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Gilles PlainsOn & Off CampusApply Now
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above, as part of course counselling before enrolling.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application

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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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How to Apply

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Job role titles may include Owner/Manager, Farm Manager, Hatchery Manager, Production Manager, Quality Manager, Compliance Manager, Marketing Manager, New Technology/Automation Specialist.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Aquaculture (SFI50111)
Skills covered include basic food handling, communication in the seafood industry and workplace safety. 4 core units plus 17 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$6,874 - $15,792

Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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