Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Sales and Distribution)

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Course Overview

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Description

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.
  • Job roles

    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.
  • 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 Management and Commerce field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Management and Commerce field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    29.9%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers

    23.9%

    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    12.9%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    20.1%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade

    19.2%

    Retail Trade
    Administrative and Support Services

    10.0%

    Administrative and Support Services

    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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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    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 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

     


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