Diploma of Fishing Operations
This qualification prepares skippers to manage fishing operations, including aspects of personnel and business management.
The qualification will have application for people working for fishing companies.
Individuals operating at this level are likely to have responsibilities, such as:
managing occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, food safety and quality control procedures and policies
managing on-land operations for fishing vessel or fleet
managing the upgrading or purchase of equipment and vessel
managing transport of product for post-harvest operations or sale
recruiting and training staff, including skippers
skippering a vessel.
Work may vary between enterprises.
Job role titles may include:
on-land operations manager
quality or compliance manager