Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Sales and Distribution)
This qualification represents the competencies relevant to people working in the sales and distribution sector of the seafood industry in the capacity of a skilled employee. It is designed for more experienced employees whose work requires extensive product knowledge and some responsibility for decision-making and coordination of team activities
They are also responsible for supervising or leading other workers/staff as part of a work team.
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 will have a broad range of well-developed skills and the ability to adapt and transfer skills to new activities. That person will have some responsibility for decision-making and coordinating team activities. Their duties may include:
dealing with suppliers
handling and basic processing of seafood
maintaining food safety, OHS and other compliance requirements
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:
leading factory hand
senior seafood or fish packer
senior seafood or fish seller
senior seafood or fish transporter
senior store person or supervisor.