SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture

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Course description

Get ready for a career working at fish farms, hatcheries, and nurseries with the Certificate II in Aquaculture (SFI20119). This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to work safely at Australian workplaces handling fish stocks and using aquatic equipment and machinery. The course covers: working effectively in the seafood industry, feeding and maintaining fish stocks, preparing and dispatching live stock for transport, communication.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Hatchery Technician$1,150 weekly pay
Aquaculture Technician$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Fisheries Officer$1,550 weekly pay
Aquaculture Manager$1,550 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture:

North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus