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.<br /><br />The standards in this qualification cover:<br />. the Maritime Safety Authority's minimum safety requirements for seafood vessel operations including abandon ship procedures, safe suppression of fire; and sea survival techniques;<br />. knowledge and control of seafood spoilage;<br />. safe and hygienic work practices in the seafood industry;<br />. handling seafood to customer specifications;<br />. knowledge of protection of the marine environment during seafood vessel operations.<br /><br />The elective in this qualification allows further credits to be selected to meet the candidate's work requirements.<br /><br />This qualification provides a pathway to the level 3 National Certificate in Seafood Vessel Operations (Nautical Skills) (Level 3) [Ref: 1153].
About the provider
Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant, progressive, government-funded tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Ara was created in 2016 when education providers CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic merged, bringing together two well-established organisations and over 200 years of collective experience and success. Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success. Together, we're committed to equipping every student with the industry-relevant knowledge, skills and experience they need to get the job they want and to excel in it.