YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE! ENROL IN OUR COURSES.

SFI20319 - Certificate II in Seafood Post Harvest Operations

From as low as $1,400!*

Advance Your Career in the Seafood Industry

This program is meticulously crafted for individuals with a keen ambition to excel in seafood processing, sales, and distribution. Ideal for both newcomers and seasoned professionals aiming to enhance their expertise, this qualification serves as a fundamental milestone in achieving a thriving and rewarding career in seafood operations.

Why Choose Maritime & Safety Training NSW:

Best Price:

You won't find a lower price anywhere else online
Proudly supported by NSW Smart & Skilled Program
Incredible value at an unbeatable price

Best Facilities:

Best Facilities In Mainland Australia
Located On Working Harbour
World Class Full-Bridge Simulator
Latest in VR Technology
Fleet Of Specialised Training Vessels

Best Trainers:

Most established RTO in the industry
Trusted since 1985
50+ years combined training experience
Best practice training and compliance
Not just theory - real hands-on training on the water

Course Content

This course is designed for individuals who work in the seafood processing or sales and distribution sectors of the seafood industry. It provides an introduction to post-harvest operations, along with best practices for food handling, storage and transportation requirements within the seafood processing and distribution industry.

This course is ideal for individuals looking to begin a career in the seafood industry, especially those aiming to work with in post-harvest operations and seafood processing and distribution.

Introduction to Seafood Post Harvest: An overview of the significance of post-harvest operations in the seafood industry and its impact on product quality.
Handling and Storage: Techniques and best practices for handling various seafood products, ensuring freshness, and preventing spoilage.
Processing Techniques: Detailed insights into various seafood processing methods, including filleting, smoking, canning, and freezing.
Quality Control: Methods for assessing seafood quality, understanding grading systems, and ensuring products meet industry standards.
Safety and Hygiene: Comprehensive training on maintaining hygienic conditions in processing facilities and ensuring food safety.
Packaging and Labeling: Basics of effective packaging techniques, understanding labeling requirements, and ensuring product information accuracy.
Distribution and Logistics: Best practices for storing and transporting seafood products to ensure they reach consumers in optimal condition.
Sustainability and Traceability: Introduction to sustainable post-harvest practices and the importance of traceability in the seafood supply chain.

Core Units of Competency

SFIXSI201
Work effectively in the seafood industry
SFIXSI102
Communicate in the seafood industry
SFIWHS201
Meet workplace health and safety requirements
SFIXSI101
Apply basic seafood handling and safety practices
SFIXSI202
Maintain the temperature of seafood
SFIPRO101
Clean fish
SFIPRO103
Fillet fish and prepare portions
SFIPRO104
Work with knives
SFIPRO201
Head and peel crustaceans
SFIPRO203
Shuck molluscs
SFISAD201
Prepare, cook and retail seafood products
SFIPRO202
Process squid, cuttlefish and octopus
SFIPRO403
Develop and implement a seafood waste utilisation strategy

Is This Course Right For You?

Please see the following PDF to check this course is right for you and you meet the eligibility requirements:

View PDF Here

(Right Click + Save As…)

Career Opportunities and Study Pathways

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as leading process or sales workers in the seafood processing, sales and distribution sectors of the seafood industry. In this role, these individuals have responsibilities in seafood preparation, packaging and storage. This may include retail and wholesale activities.

Study Pathways

Previous Studies
Begin here to gain experience and confidence:

SFI20319

Certificate II in Seafood Post Harvest Operations

SFI30319

Certificate III in Seafood Post Harvest Operations
Further Studies
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level:

SFI30319

Certificate III in Seafood Post Harvest Operations

SFI30319

Certificate III in Seafood Post Harvest Operations
Related Studies
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability:

SFI30119

Certificate III in Aquaculture

SFI30319

Certificate III in Seafood Post Harvest Operations

Common Career Opportunities

Seafood harvest
Seafood Processor

Work in seafood processing facilities, handling various tasks such as filleting, smoking, canning, and freezing seafood products.

Seafood Packaging Specialist

Handle the packaging of seafood products, ensuring they are appropriately packed to maintain freshness and prevent spoilage.

Distribution Coordinator

Manage the storage and transportation of seafood products, ensuring timely delivery and maintaining product quality during transit.

Seafood Sales Representative

Represent seafood processing companies, liaising with retailers, restaurants, and other buyers to promote and sell processed seafood products.

fishcleaning
Seafood Hygiene and Safety Officer

Implement and monitor hygiene and safety protocols in seafood processing facilities, ensuring a safe environment for workers and products.

Training & Development Coordinator

Develop and implement training programs for staff, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge for their roles.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This level of qualification is currently cited as meeting some of the requirements for certification as a General Purpose Hand Near Coastal as defined by Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency – National law) 2022.
Certification will require achievement of the MAR10220 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal), 5 days qualifying sea service on a commercial vessel and an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved first aid certificate. People seeking certification should check with AMSA.

How to Enrol

Option 1: Call now and speak to our friendly team to discuss the best options for your training.

Option 2: Simply fill out the enquiry form and one of our team will contact you to discuss the next steps and available course dates.

*Fees may vary due to prerequisite qualifications. Contact us for more information on what fee structure you may be eligible for.

Enquiry Form