Sustainable Aquaculture
Level 3

Sustainable Aquaculture

  • Fees Free eligible programme

    Learn more(external link)

  • Locations and dates


    22 February 2021

    Online with Workshops:

    22 February 2021
    Online with Nelson workshops
  • Study options

    Full-time and part-time

  • Length

    16 weeks full-time including two weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    $2,736 plus $100 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    NZ3135 - New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 3)

Free programme.

If you want to work in the Aquaculture industry, and have no previous experience this is the programme for you.

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Find full details about the fund here.(external link)

You will become familiar with the key aspects of the aquaculture industry and learn how to build functioning systems to house aquatic animals and then see them develop through key stages of their life cycle. The monitoring and recording of water quality that you carry out will be key to support these animals through their growth.

You will also be able to identify workplace hazards and demonstrate compliance with Health and Safety practices.

This programme uses a blended learning model, including practical hands-on classes, field trips and time spent on-site with industry. 

Upon completion, you will be awarded New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Hatchery) level 3.

The programme is also designed to enable you to pursue further study in this field.

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