Pond Based Aquaculture

General Information: This farming method is still the largest culture technique by volume in the world. Having knowledge of this technique is vital for becoming a well-rounded member of the aquaculture community. The course covers both the biochemical aspects of pond dynamics as well as practical farming methods.

Course Duration: Approx. 4 weeks

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this course

Study Area: Aquaculture

Key Topics:

  • Pond Water Quality Dynamics
  • Pond Farming Techniques

What do I study?

  • SFIAQU304 Maintain water quality and environmental monitoring
  • SFIAQU206 Feedstock
  • SFIAQU205 Monitor water quality

How do I gain recognition for completing this course:

A statement of Attainment for SFIAQU304 Maintain water quality and environmental monitoring, SFIAQU206 Feedstock and SFIAQU205 Monitor water quality will be issued after successful completion of this short course.

When can I start? The Pond Based Aquaculture short course is delivered flexibly and enrollments are accepted all year round.

Training Methods: The Pond Based Aquaculture short course can be delivered in the following ways:

Distance/Online – A mix of printed and electronic learning resource coupled with 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: 

The standard fee for the Pond Based 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

Further Information: 

Mark Oliver

Program Coordinator

P: +61457383963

E: admin@lmctraining.com

LMC Training Pty Ltd - RTO Provider No. 32341 . Ph: 0457 383 963 - ABN 12 145 238 937