A total of sixteen (16) units of competency must be achieved.
three (3) core units plus
eight (8) fisheries compliance specialist elective units (Group A) plus
five (5) elective units that may be a combination of:
Group A fisheries compliance specialist elective units not yet selected for this qualification
Group B elective units
imported units from this Training Package or from any other nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course. A maximum of three (3) units can be imported, however, at least two (2) of those units must be aligned to Certificate III level. Units must be relevant to fisheries compliance operations and not duplicate skills already selected.
Core units of competency
Apply basic food handling and safety practices
Work effectively in the seafood industry
Meet workplace OHS requirements
Elective units of competency
Group A: Fisheries compliance specialist units
Group B: Other elective units
Monitor and record fishing operations
Collect reliable scientific data and samples
Collect routine fishery management data
Analyse and report on board observations
The units in this group can contribute towards a MAR20313 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal).
Transmit and receive information by marine radio
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
Meet work health and safety requirements
Survive at sea using survival craft