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841111 - Aquaculture Worker

Description

Performs routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.

Skill Level

5

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8411 Aquaculture Workers

Description

perform routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.

Tasks

    • feeding and grading fish, and monitoring their growth
    • assisting with farm layout and constructing nets, long-lines and cages
    • checking and looking after equipment and fish housing
    • operating pumps and other equipment
    • testing and checking on water quality
    • removing dead and dying fish
    • operating lifting equipment such as forklifts and small cranes
    • harvesting fish, and sorting and packing for transportation
    • restocking pens, pools, tanks, ponds, rivers and dams with juvenile fish
    • collecting and recording growth, production and water quality data

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 841111 Aquaculture Worker

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