The course is structured for people who are interested in utilising small areas of land for a second income or those that are interested in the aquaculture sector in general.
Several types of culture systems will be explored, including recirculation systems, ponds and flow through systems. Both freshwater and saltwater establishments, and several types of culture species (including finfish, molluscs and crustaceans) will be considered in detail.
This course is composed of competencies from the Seafood Industry Training Package (SF104) and accrue towards a nationally recognised qualification in Seafood (eg. Certificate III).
The proposed timetable is not rigid and will incorporate flexibility depending on class progress.
Assessment will be based on two written work requirements as well as continual assessment of practical work and class participation.
Students should download the application form from NMIT's website, complete and email or post the form to NMIT.
The Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) offers a range of innovative, practical Vocational Education Training and Higher Education programmes.
The NMIT courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give the student the best employment outcome. Based across the northern region of Melbourne, NMIT has six metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough and Heidelberg and a rural campus in Ararat.