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Qualification details

SFI30219 - Certificate III in Fishing Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFI30211 - Certificate III in Fishing OperationsRevised 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
1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019


Units of competency

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SFIXSI102 - Communicate in the seafood industryCommunicate in the seafood industryElective
SFIAQU305 - Monitor harvest and post-harvest activitiesMonitor harvest and post-harvest activitiesElective
SFIDIV305 - Undertake emergency procedures in SCUBA diving operationsUndertake emergency procedures in SCUBA diving operationsElective
MARN008 - Apply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresApply seamanship skills aboard a vessel up to 12 metresElective
SFISTR302 - Supervise storage of temperature controlled stockSupervise storage of temperature controlled stockElective
SFIFSH201 - Assemble and repair damaged nettingAssemble and repair damaged nettingElective
MARC044 - Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radioTransmit and receive information by marine VHF radioElective
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)Elective
SFIPRO103 - Fillet fish and prepare portionsFillet fish and prepare portionsElective
MARH013 - Plan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresPlan and navigate a passage for a vessel up to 12 metresElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899211 Deck Hand 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Fishing Charter Operations,Fishing Operations,Maritime Operations 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Deck Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899211 Deck Hand 21/Jun/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 21/Jun/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Jun/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

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

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who work as senior deckhands or occupational divers on a commercial fishing vessel in the fishing sector of the seafood industry. In these roles, these individuals have responsibility for a range of fishing operations and may perform dives or vessel operations.

The environments in which these individuals may work include:

  • fishing vessels
  • charter vessels
  • aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock.

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 Fishing Operations:

  • at least 4 electives listed in Group A
  • at least 5 from electives listed below in either Group A, B, C or D
  • up to 4 from the electives listed below in either Group A, B, C or D or 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 Fishing Operations (Diving Operations)
  • a minimum of 8 electives from Group C must be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Fishing Operations (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 Fishing Operations

SFIBIO401

Apply aquaculture biosecurity measures

SFIFSH201

Assemble and repair damaged netting

SFIFSH301

Operate vessel deck machinery and lifting appliance

SFIFSH302

Perform breath-hold diving operations

SFIFSH303

Construct nets and customise design

SFIFSH304

Adjust and position fishing gear

SFIFSH305

Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fish

SFIFSH306

Manage and control fishing operations

SFIXSI202

Maintain the temperature of seafood

SFIXSI402

Act to prevent interaction with protected species

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.

HLTAID003

Apply 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

SFIDIV307

Perform underwater work in the wild catch sector

SISOOPS304A

Plan for minimal environmental impact

SISOSCB301A

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

SISOSCB303A*

Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres

SISOSCB317A*

Complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox

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

SFIAQU303

Monitor stock handling activities

SFIAQU305

Monitor harvest and post-harvest activities

SFIAQU310

Apply control measures for predators and pests

SFIAQU311

Apply control measures for diseases

SFIEMS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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 handing and safety practices

SFIXSI102

Communicate in the seafood industry

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

SISOSCB303A Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres

SISOSCB301A SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

SISOSCB317A Complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox

SISOSCB301A 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

SFI30219 Certificate III in Fishing Operations

SFI30211 Certificate III in Fishing Operations

Revised 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

Equivalent qualification

Links

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