Certificate I in Fishing Operations
This qualification provides individuals with an introduction to the fishing sector of the seafood industry and some basic skills needed in this sector. It is an appropriate level for an individual undertaking work experience, or in a probationary period in employment. It is particularly applicable to school-based studies.
The qualification will have application for people working:
for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock
on fishing vessels
on charter vessels.
Individuals operating at this level undertake a range of work activities under supervision, which may include:
assisting with operation of fishing gear and equipment
handling harvest and sorting by-catch
general cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel.
Work may vary between enterprises.
Job role titles may include: