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SFISS00017 - Basic Aquatic Biosecurity Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019

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Release 1

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


This skill set is designed to prepare individuals with the skills and knowledge required to take basic biosecurity measures in cleaning and sterilising aquatic work equipment and recognising signs of aquatic diseases and pests.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a number of qualifications in the SFI Seafood Industry Training Package, including but not limited to SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture, SFI20219 Certificate II in Fishing Operations, SFI30119 Certificate III in Aquacultureand SFI30219 Certificate III in Fishing Operations.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

  • SFIBIO201 Inspect and clean aquatic work equipment
  • SFIBIO301 Identify and report signs of aquatic disease or pests

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who have daily contact with aquatic stock and are responsible for incorporating biosecurity measures in their work to comply with biosecurity workplace and legislative requirements.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the SFI Seafood Industry Training Package meet industry requirements for applying basic aquatic biosecurity measures.