About the course
The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the role of a seafood processor on a commercial fishing vessel.The standards in this qualification cover:. the Maritime Safety Authority's minimum safety requirements for seafood vessel operations including abandon ship procedures, safe suppression of fire; and sea survival techniques;. knowledge and control of seafood spoilage;. safe and hygienic work practices in the seafood industry;. handling seafood to customer specifications;. knowledge of protection of the marine environment during seafood vessel operations.The elective in this qualification allows further credits to be selected to meet the candidate's work requirements.This qualification provides a pathway to the level 3 National Certificate in Seafood Vessel Operations (Nautical Skills) (Level 3) [Ref: 1153].