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Qualification details

SFI30119 - Certificate III in Aquaculture (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFI30111 - Certificate III in AquacultureRevised packaging rules to better reflect outcomes and allow for specialisations. Total number of units reduced by 2 units. Core units revised and decreased by 1 unit. 20/Jun/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 30/Oct/2020
(View details for release 1) 21/Jun/2019


Units of competency

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SFIXSI102 - Communicate in the seafood industryCommunicate in the seafood industryCurrentElective
SFIAQU305 - Monitor harvest and post-harvest activitiesMonitor harvest and post-harvest activitiesCurrentElective
SFIDIV305 - Undertake emergency procedures in SCUBA diving operationsUndertake emergency procedures in SCUBA diving operationsCurrentElective
SFIAQU313 - Operate hi-tech and real time aquatic technologyOperate hi-tech and real time aquatic technologyCurrentElective
MARN008 - Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresApply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresCurrentElective
AHCNAR302 - Collect and preserve biological samplesCollect and preserve biological samplesSupersededElective
SFISTR302 - Supervise storage of temperature controlled stockSupervise storage of temperature controlled stockCurrentElective
MARC044 - Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radioTransmit and receive information by marine VHF radioCurrentElective
SIRRMER001 - Produce visual merchandise displaysProduce visual merchandise displaysCurrentElective
TLILIC0008 - Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)SupersededElective
SFIOBS305 - Collect routine fishery management dataCollect routine fishery management dataCurrentElective
SFIPRO103 - Fillet fish and prepare portionsFillet fish and prepare portionsCurrentElective
SISOSCB008 - SCUBA dive using Enriched Air NitroxSCUBA dive using Enriched Air NitroxCurrentElective
MARH013 - Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresPlan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresCurrentElective
SFIAQU303 - Monitor stock handling activitiesMonitor stock handling activitiesCurrentElective
AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesPrepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesCurrentElective
SFIAQU306 - Monitor production and maintain algal or live-feed culturesMonitor production and maintain algal or live-feed culturesCurrentElective
MARF027 - Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentApply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentCurrentElective
SFIDIV303 - Perform diving operations using SCUBAPerform diving operations using SCUBACurrentElective
SFIDIV304 - Undertake emergency procedures in diving operations using SSBAUndertake emergency procedures in diving operations using SSBACurrentElective
SISOSCB001 - SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metresSCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metresCurrentElective
TLILIC0010 - Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)SupersededElective
MARF028 - Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselFollow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselCurrentElective
SFIXSI101 - Apply basic seafood handling and safety practicesApply basic seafood handling and safety practicesCurrentElective
MARC037 - Operate inboard and outboard motorsOperate inboard and outboard motorsCurrentElective
MARJ006 - Follow environmental work practicesFollow environmental work practicesCurrentElective
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicalsCurrentElective
MARC043 - Transmit and receive information by marine radioTransmit and receive information by marine radioCurrentElective
SFIAQU312 - Monitor feed activitiesMonitor feed activitiesCurrentElective
MARF029 - Meet work health and safety requirementsMeet work health and safety requirementsCurrentElective
MARC038 - Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsOperate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsCurrentElective
SFIAQU315 - Apply control measures for diseasesApply control measures for diseasesCurrentElective
SFIXSI402 - Act to prevent interaction with protected speciesAct to prevent interaction with protected speciesCurrentElective
SFIBIO301 - Identify and report signs of aquatic disease or pestsIdentify and report signs of aquatic disease or pestsCurrentCore
SFIAQU302 - Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structuresConstruct or install stock culture, holding and farm structuresCurrentElective
SFIPRO203 - Shuck molluscsShuck molluscsCurrentElective
SFIPRO104 - Work with knivesWork with knivesCurrentElective
SFIAQU314 - Interpret aquatic digital informationInterpret aquatic digital informationCurrentElective
TLILIC0002 - Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)SupersededElective
SFIAQU301 - Undertake effluent treatment and waste disposalUndertake effluent treatment and waste disposalCurrentElective
MARF030 - Survive at sea using survival craftSurvive at sea using survival craftCurrentElective
FBPOPR2066 - Apply sampling proceduresApply sampling proceduresCurrentElective
SFIPRO101 - Clean fishClean fishCurrentElective
SFIAQU307 - Monitor the operations of a recirculating aquaculture systemMonitor the operations of a recirculating aquaculture systemCurrentElective
SFIAQU213 - Use waders safely in aquatic environmentsUse waders safely in aquatic environmentsCurrentElective
MARK007 - Handle a vessel up to 12 metresHandle a vessel up to 12 metresCurrentElective
SFIAQU408 - Supervise harvest and post-harvest activitiesSupervise harvest and post-harvest activitiesCurrentElective
ACMCAS305 - Maintain aquascapes and aquatic animalsMaintain aquascapes and aquatic animalsSupersededElective
MARI003 - Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metresComply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metresCurrentElective
SFIAQU407 - Coordinate sustainable aquacultural practicesCoordinate sustainable aquacultural practicesCurrentElective
SFIDIV301 - Work effectively as a diver in the seafood industryWork effectively as a diver in the seafood industryCurrentElective
TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truckLicence to operate a forklift truckCurrentElective
HLTAID011 - Provide First AidProvide First AidCurrentElective
SFIXSI201 - Work effectively in the seafood industryWork effectively in the seafood industryCurrentCore
SFIAQU308 - Support hatchery operationsSupport hatchery operationsCurrentElective
AHCBIO202 - Follow site quarantine proceduresFollow site quarantine proceduresSupersededElective
SISOSCB009 - SCUBA dive to depths between 18 and 40 metresSCUBA dive to depths between 18 and 40 metresCurrentElective
SISOPLN006 - Plan for minimal environmental impactPlan for minimal environmental impactCurrentElective
ACMCAS303 - Provide advice on selection and care of aquatic animalsProvide advice on selection and care of aquatic animalsSupersededElective
SFIWHS301 - Contribute to workplace health and safety processesContribute to workplace health and safety processesCurrentCore
SFIAQU310 - Apply control measures for predators and pestsApply control measures for predators and pestsCurrentElective
SFIDIV302 - Perform diving operations using SSBAPerform diving operations using SSBACurrentElective
SFIEMS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesCurrentElective
SFIXSI202 - Maintain the temperature of seafoodMaintain the temperature of seafoodCurrentElective
SFIAQU304 - Maintain water quality and environmental monitoringMaintain water quality and environmental monitoringCurrentElective
SFIFSH301 - Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting applianceOperate vessel deck machinery and lifting applianceCurrentElective
SFIDIV306 - Perform underwater work in the aquaculture sectorPerform underwater work in the aquaculture sectorCurrentElective
SFIAQU309 - Carry out emergency proceduresCarry out emergency proceduresCurrentElective
MARB027 - Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsPerform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systemsCurrentElective
SFIBIO401 - Apply aquaculture biosecurity measuresApply aquaculture biosecurity measuresCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 842111 Aquaculture Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0507 Fisheries Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Aquaculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Aquaculture Production Hand,Aquaculture Leading Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841111 Aquaculture Worker 21/Jun/201931/Mar/2022
ANZSCO Identifier 842111 Aquaculture Worker 01/Apr/2022 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0507 Fisheries Studies 21/Jun/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Jun/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as aquaculture attendants or technicians for the care of aquatic stock in the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry. In this role, these individuals have responsibilities for the handling of stock, and maintaining water quality and monitoring environmental conditions. They may perform dives or vessel operations as part of their role.

The environments in which these individuals work include:

  • aquaculture farms
  • aquarium wholesalers and retailers
  • hatcheries and nurseries
  • live post-harvest holding facilities.

All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace.

Some SFI and imported units in the elective bank are subject to licencing, legislative or certification requirements, including:

  • occupational diving is regulated independently by each state and territory workplace health and safety authority. Users are advised to check with the relevant authority to confirm current requirements.
  • the MAR units that appear in the elective bank are subject to licencing and regulatory requirements. These units must be implemented in line with the MAR Maritime Training Package and Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) requirements.
  • the TLI licencing units must be implemented in line with the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 16 units of competency:
  • 3 core units plus
  • 13 elective units.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. Any combination of electives that meets the packaging rules can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Aquaculture:

  • at least 5 electives listed in Group A
  • the remaining 8 elective units may be selected from any of the groups below
  • up to 4 electives may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation area as follows:

  • a minimum of 5 electives from Group B must be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Aquaculture (Diving Operations)
  • a minimum of 8 electives from Group C must be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Aquaculture (Vessel Operations).

Core Units

SFIBIO301

Identify and report signs of aquatic disease or pests

SFIWHS301

Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

SFIXSI201

Work effectively in the seafood industry

Elective Units

Group A Aquaculture Operations

ACMCAS303

Provide advice on selection and care of aquatic animals

ACMCAS305

Maintain aquascapes and aquatic animals

AHCBIO202

Follow site quarantine procedures

AHCNAR302

Collect and preserve biological samples

FBPOPR2066

Apply sampling procedures

SFIAQU301

Undertake effluent treatment and waste disposal

SFIAQU302

Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structures

SFIAQU303

Monitor stock handling activities

SFIAQU304

Maintain water quality and environmental monitoring

SFIAQU305

Monitor harvest and post-harvest activities

SFIAQU306

Monitor production and maintain algal or live-feed cultures

SFIAQU307

Monitor the operations of a recirculating aquaculture system

SFIAQU308

Support hatchery operations

SFIAQU309

Carry out emergency procedures

SFIAQU310

Apply control measures for predators and pests

SFIAQU312

Monitor feed activities

SFIAQU313

Operate hi-tech and real time aquatic technology

SFIAQU314

Interpret aquatic digital information

SFIAQU315

Apply control measures for diseases

SFIAQU407

Coordinate sustainable aquacultural practices

SFIAQU408

Supervise harvest and post-harvest activities

SFIOBS305

Collect routine fishery management data

SFIBIO401

Apply aquaculture biosecurity measures

Group B Diving Operations

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements that must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

SFIDIV301

Work effectively as a diver in the seafood industry

SFIDIV302

Perform diving operations using SSBA

SFIDIV303

Perform diving operations using SCUBA

SFIDIV304

Undertake emergency procedures in diving operations using SSBA

SFIDIV305

Undertake emergency procedures in SCUBA diving operations

SFIDIV306

Perform underwater work in the aquaculture sector

SISOPLN006

Plan for minimal environmental impact

SISOSCB001

SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

SISOSCB008*

SCUBA dive using Enriched Air Nitrox

SISOSCB009*

SCUBA dive to depths between 18 and 40 metres

Group C Vessel Operations

MARB027

Perform basic servicing and maintenance of main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems

MARC037

Operate inboard and outboard motors

MARC038

Operate main propulsion unit and auxiliary systems

MARC043

Transmit and receive information by marine radio

MARC044

Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio

MARF027

Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment

MARF028

Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel

MARF029

Meet work health and safety requirements

MARF030

Survive at sea using survival craft

MARH013

Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metres

MARI003

Comply with regulations to ensure safe operation of a vessel up to 12 metres

MARJ006

Follow environmental work practices

MARK007

Handle a vessel up to 12 metres

MARN008

Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metres

Group D General Electives

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

SFIAQU213

Use waders safely in aquatic environments

SFIEMS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SFIFSH301

Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting appliance

SFIPRO101

Clean fish

SFIPRO103

Fillet fish and prepare portions

SFIPRO104

Work with knives

SFIPRO203

Shuck molluscs

SFISTR302

Supervise storage of temperature controlled stock

SFIXSI101

Apply basic seafood handling and safety practices

SFIXSI102

Communicate in the seafood industry

SFIXSI202

Maintain the temperature of seafood

SFIXSI402

Act to prevent interaction with protected species

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

TLILIC0002

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

TLILIC0008

Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

TLILIC0010

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

SISOSCB008 SCUBA dive using Enriched Air Nitrox

SISOSCB001 SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

SISOSCB009 SCUBA dive to depths between 18 and 40 metres

SISOSCB001 SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture Release 2

SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquaculture Release 1

Updated elective unit

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273