Certificate III in Aquaculture – SFI30119

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

  • SFIBIO301       Identify and report signs of aquatic disease or pests
  • SFIWHS301     Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
  • SFIXSI201        Work effectively in the seafood industry
  • AHCNAR302    Collect and preserve biological samples
  • FBPOPR2066   Apply sampling procedures
  • SFIAQU301      Undertake effluent treatment and waste disposal
  • SFIAQU302      Construct or install stock culture, holding and farm structures
  • SFIAQU303      Monitor stock handling activities
  • SFIAQU304      Maintain water quality and environmental monitoring
  • SFIAQU305      Monitor harvest and post-harvest activities
  • SFIAQU308      Support hatchery operations
  • SFIAQU309      Carry out emergency procedures
  • SFIAQU310      Apply control measures for predators and pests
  • SFIAQU311      Apply control measures for diseases
  • SFIAQU312      Monitor feed activities
  • SFIXSI102        Communicate in the seafood industry

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 1Click the following link – Student Enrolment Form 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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