Fisheries Compliance

SFI30419: Certificate III in Fisheries Compliance

This course is not currently being taught at AMFA. Please view our other courses for now!

Course Overview

This qualification is usually undertaken by Fisheries Officers as part of their career development, and the agency’s workforce development plan.

The MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set and MARSS00010 Marine Radio Operators VHF & HF Skill Set is part of the regulatory requirements to obtain most near coastal Certificates of Competency (CoC’s). For other regulatory requirements please visit the AMSA website. ​

No prior training is required but demand is high for limited course positions.

Course Duration & Fees:

Certificate III in Fisheries Compliance

You will receive a Certificate and a Statement of Attainment and a Licence from OMC for Radio
• Certificate III in Fisheries Compliance (SFI30419)
• MARSS00008 Shipboard Safety Skill Set
• MARSS00010 Marine Radio Operator’s VHF and HF, issued by OMC

Understanding Master Inland Waters

This comprehensive training program is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to maintain operational safety and compliance in the maritime and seafood industry.

Participants will learn how to exercise compliance powers, support the judicial process, and facilitate effective communication in the workplace. The curriculum also includes vital topics such as monitoring fish catches for legal compliance, contributing to workplace health and safety practices, and applying basic seafood handling and safety techniques. This course will enable participants to work effectively in the seafood industry while upholding safety and regulatory standards.

Elective Units

  • Transmit and receive information by marine radio
  • Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonment
  • Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vessel
  • Meet work health and safety requirements
  • Survive at sea using survival craft
  • Conduct fisheries management
  • Identify traditional customs and land rights for an indigenous community
  • Gather, collate, and record information

Are there many jobs available in the industry?

Jobs are available both locally and nationally (Queensland requires applicants to have a Diploma). Locally available jobs are advertised in the Adelaide newspapers and on PIRSA’s website.

Do I get to choose where I am located for work?

One of the requirements of being a Fisheries Officer is that you accept being placed anywhere in that state.

Am I guaranteed a job in the industry upon completion of this course?

Completing this course does not guarantee you a job as a fisheries compliance officer.

Interested in learning more?

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