Certificate II in Seafood Industry (Sales and Distribution)
This qualification specifies the competencies relevant to people working in the sales and distribution sector of the seafood industry (wholesale and/or retail). It comprises the base entry point into this sector of the industry and provides people with a range of core and underpinning competencies relevant to retail and wholesale work.
The qualification will have application for people working:
for seafood wholesalers, fish markets or retailers
for transport, storage and holding companies
on fishing dockside or aquaculture farm gate outlets or fishout/put-and-take operations.
Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include:
handling and basic processing of seafood
packing, labelling, holding or storage and distribution
temperature control, including chilling, freezing and deep freezing
weighing, grading and quality control
wholesale or retail sales.
Work may vary between enterprises.
Job role titles may include:
seafood or fish packer
seafood or fish seller
seafood or fish transporter
store person or assistant.