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Introduction to Aquaculture
General Information: If you find aquaculture fascinating as we do, this is the course for you. The subject areas give the learner a great introduction to the world of aquaculture. It is perfectly suited for anyone who wants to understand the basic principals of aquaculture and whether you just want to maintain your aquarium at home a little better or want a job in the aquaculture industry, you couldn’t get a better foundation. Also, if you progress to a full course you will get credit transfer for the units you have already completed in this course
Course Duration: Approx. 4 weeks
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this course
Study Area: Aquaculture
- Aquatic animal husbandry
- Overview of aquaculture farming methods
- Basic water chemistry
What do I study?
- SFIAQUA213C Monitor stock and environmental condition
- SFIAQUA222A Control diseases
- SFIAQUA217B Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structures
- SFIAQUA102B Carry out basic aquaculture activities
How do I gain recognition for completing this course: A Statement of Attainment for SFIAQUA213C Monitor stock and environmental conditions, SFIAQUA222A Control diseases, SFIAQUA217B Maintain stock culture, holding and other farm structures and SFIAQUA102B Carry out basic aquaculture activities will be issued after successful completion of this short course.
When can I start? The Introduction to Aquaculture short course is delivered flexibly and enrollments are accepted all year round.
The Introduction to Aquaculture short course can be delivered in the following ways:
Distance/Online – A mix of printed and electronic learning resource coupled with 2 one on one Skype (or equivalent) tuition sessions.
Classroom-based training – For schools and other institutions. This will be delivered in the classroom and LMC will negotiate a training model that suits.
Fees and Charges: Standard fee for the Introduction to Aquaculture short course is $450.00 AUD. This encompasses all learning materials, tuition support, assessment and issuance of qualification.
This course can now be paid off weekly. For Payment Plan options click here
For workplace learning and classroom-based training models please contact us as programs of that nature can be tailored to suit the commercial client.
How do I apply? Please contact LMC Training for an enrolment form or click the following link Student-Enrolment-Form-SEF-LMC-V1.4-Short Courses