Certificate II in Seafood Processing

SFI20511

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification represents the competencies relevant to people working in the seafood processing sector of the seafood industry in the capacity of a processing employee. 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 their work.

The qualification will have application for people working:

  • on aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • for contract harvesting and on-farm processing companies
  • in processing plants
  • for wholesalers or retailers.
  • Job roles

    Individuals operating at this level undertake a broad range of routine processes and procedures which may include

  • basic processing
  • general cleaning and maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • handling and slaughtering harvested stock.
  • Work may vary between enterprises.

    Job role titles may include:

  • factory hand
  • general or process worker
  • seafood or fish processor.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Labourers

    35.6%

    Labourers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    22.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    16.8%

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and food services

    26.8%

    Accommodation and food services
    Manufacturing

    23.9%

    Manufacturing
    Retail trade

    12%

    Retail trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
    Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Seafood Industry Career Pathway

    Certificate II in Seafood Processing is in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Seafood Industry.


    Stream

    Seafood Processing

    Certificate II

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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