Certificate III in Aquaculture SFI30111

Course Information

The Certificate III in Aquaculture is perfectly suited for:

  • High school students in their final year;
  • Individuals seeking employment in the industry; and
  • People who want to gain technical knowledge of commercial aquaculture production. 

Course Duration: Approx. 26 weeks (Flexible Completion Time)

 Entry Requirements: Nil

  Key Study Areas:

  • Aquaculture production techniques
  • Water quality
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Aquatic health management
  • Grow out and hatchery techniques
  • Data entry
  • Infrastructure and maintenance 

Career Outcomes: Base level technician, trainee, and general hand. 


Certificate III in Aquaculture Units
Full Fee or $153.81 per week with Flexi Pay

  • SFICORE101C Apply basic food handling and safety practices
  • SFICORE103C Communicate in the seafood industry
  • SFICORE105B Work effectively in the seafood industry
  • SFICORE106B Meet workplace OHS requirements
  • SFIAQUA206C Handle stock
  • SFIAQUA217B Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structures
  • SFIAQUA301C Oversee and undertake effluent and waste treatment and disposal
  • SFIAQUA302C Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structures
  • SFIAQUA303C Coordinate stock handling activities
  • SFIAQUA308C Maintain water quality and environmental monitoring
  • SFIAQUA309C Oversee harvest and post-harvest activities
  • SFIAQUA311B Oversee production and maintain algal or live-feed cultures
  • SFIAQUA313B Oversee operations of high technology water treatment components
  • SFIAQUA314A Support hatchery operations
  • SFIAQUA316A Oversee the control of predators and pests
  • SFIAQUA317A Oversee the control of diseases
  • SFIAQUA318A Coordinate feed activities
  • AHCMOM305A Operate specialized machinery and equipment
  • AHCWRK502A Collect and manage data

Credit for previous study/experience: Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in all nationally recognized training offered by LMC Training.  Contact LMC Training for further details.

Start Date: The Certificate III in Aquaculture is delivered flexibly and enrolments are accepted all year round.

Training Methods: 

  • Distance/Online – A mix of printed and electronic learning resource coupled with one on one Skype (or equivalent) tuition sessions.
  • Workplace training – For existing workers training can be undertaken at the workplace in face to face workshops and learning sessions.
  • Schools and other institutions – Individual contracts are negotiated. We can construct an aquaculture system on site and use it as a training tool.

Fees and Charges: Standard fee for the Certificate III in Aquaculture is $3999.00 AUD. This encompasses all learning materials, 24/7 tuition support, assessment and issuance of qualification.

Two Step Application Process:

Step 1 – Click the following link –Student Enrolment Form SEF – LMC V1.7. to fill in your enrolment form

Step 2 – Payment  

  • Full Fee for PayPal and Credit Cards – See below
  • 40% on commencement, 30% halfway, 30% on completion for PayPal and Credit Cards- See below
  • Weekly with Flexi Pay – Click Here
  • Electronic Funds Transfer:
    Bank: Bank of Queensland 
    Account Name: LMC Training Pty Ltd 
    BSB: 124 081 
    Account Number: 21552566
    Swift Code: QBANAU4B

Other payment options are available, please contact us.

We pride ourselves on our flexibility to meet all client needs, so please contact us from anywhere in the world and we are sure we can tailor a program that is perfect for your circumstances.



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