Skill set details

SFISS00020 - Deckhand Induction Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes SFISS00011 - Deckhand Induction Skill SetRevised units 20/Jun/2019

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019

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Modification History



Release 1

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

Supersedes and is not equivalent to SFISS00011 Deckhand Induction Skill Set. Revised units.


This skill set is designed to prepare entry level fishing workers with the skills and knowledge to undertake deckhand duties aboard a fishing vessel.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards the SFI20219 Certificate II in Fishing Operations in the SFI Seafood Industry Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

  • SFIFSH205 Apply deckhand skills aboard a fishing vessel
  • SFIWHS201 Meet workplace health and safety requirements
  • SFIXSI202 Maintain the temperature of seafood

Target Group

This skill set is for entry level fishing workers with no prior experience or qualifications in a fishing environment.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the SFI SeafoodIndustry Training Package meet industry requirements for induction of entry level fishing workers.