Coordinate sustainable aquacultural practices
Issue Date: November 2018
This unit has application to all aquaculture, holding and ornamental facilities and their operations. Aquaculture enterprises are required to meet strict environmental requirements as part of their conditions of operation.
Supervisory skills are covered by AHCWRK403A Supervise work routines and staff performance.
All enterprise or workplace procedures and activities are carried out according to relevant government regulations, licensing and other compliance requirements, including occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines and ecologically sustainable development (ESD) principles.
Equipment operation, maintenance, repairs and calibrations are undertaken in a safe manner that conforms to manufacturer instructions. Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, checked, used and maintained.
This unit of competency involves coordinating sustainable practices in the operation of aquaculture, seafood holding or ornamental facilities. The unit includes implementing strategies that minimise waste, conserve energy resources and manage water use.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit. Therefore it will be necessary to check with the relevant state or territory regulators for current licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements before undertaking this unit.
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