Certificate III in Fishing Operations
This qualification contains the competencies required by an experienced deckhand undertaking a wide range of fishing operation tasks.
Maritime certifications, such as a Coxswain, cannot be achieved through this qualification. Refer to the TDM07 Maritime Training Package for relevant qualifications.
Environmental Management Skill Set
Fishing Operations Skill Set.
The qualification will have application for people working:
for aquaculture farms using wild caught broodstock or seedstock
on charter vessels
on fishing vessels.
Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include:
maintaining food safety and quality control procedures and policies
overseeing cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessel
overseeing the handling, harvesting and sorting of by-catch
selecting, deploying and operating fishing gear and equipment
supervising or leading work teams.
Work may vary between enterprises.
Job role titles may include: