Diploma of Aquaculture – SFI50119


Course Information

The Diploma of Aquaculture is perfectly suited for:

  • People who are existing workers and wish to transition into a higher-level position;
  • People who are interested in starting their own aquaculture business; and
  • For individuals looking to enter the industry that has a thirst for developing a deep knowledge of commercial aquaculture. 

Course Duration: Approx. 52 weeks (Flexible Completion Time)

 Entry Requirements: Nil

  Key Study Areas:

  • Health management and biosecurity
  • Water Quality
  • Feeding and Nutrition
  • Aquaculture system design
  • Risk management
  • Data management
  • Enhancing commercial aquaculture productivity
  • Environmental Management

Career Outcomes: Owning, managing or working within commercial aquaculture facilities, research agencies or government departments. 


Diploma of Aquaculture Units
Full Fee or $115.37 per week with Flexi Pay

  • SFIAQU504    Plan and implement environmentally sustainable aquacultural practices
  • SFIBI0501      Plan and Implement an Aquaculture Biosecurity Plan
  • SFIAQU501    Develop a stock nutrition program
  • SFIAQU505    Plan stock health management
  • SFIAQU506    Manage an aquaculture research trial
  • SFIAQU507    Plan and design water supply and disposal systems
  • SFIAQU508    Plan and design stock culture or holding systems and structures
  • SFIAQU509    Develop stock production plan
  • SFIAQU510    Design a recirculating aquaculture system
  • AHCAGB601  Develop export markets for produce
  • AHCWRK502 Collect and manage data
  • BSBSUS501   Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • There is a range of elective units we can use for the Diploma of Aquaculture, depending on your circumstances. Please contact us to discuss other units if some of these are not conducive to your learning needs.

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 Diploma of 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 Diploma of Aquaculture is $5999.00 AUD. This encompasses all learning materials, 24/7 tuition support, assessment and issuance of qualification.

Two-Step Application Process:

Step 1Click the following link – Student Enrolment Form and fill in the 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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