This qualification represents the base entry point into this sector of the seafood industry and provides people with a range of core and underpinning skills and knowledge relevant to work as a field hand in the aquaculture sector. Job role titles may include Farm Hand, General Hand, Shop Hand, Feeder, Pond Worker, Farm Labourer, Hatchery or Nursery Assistant.
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
Certificate II in Aquaculture
This course includes skills in basic food handling, communication in the seafood industry and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 7 elective units.
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.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings