Are you looking to start your own Aqua-Culture business?

The Aqua-Culture course allows you to develop your ability to create and manage a freshwater aquaculture business.

 Aquaculture is the farming of water animals for human consumption. The culture and care of animals such as yabbies and trout and their production, feeding and harvesting requirements are covered in the course.

If you have a keen interest in this industry and are looking to learn more about it, or would like to start your own business, the Aqua-Culture course is perfect for you.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction To Aquaculture
  2. Production Systems - EP and IP
  3. What Species To Farm
  4. Trout
  5. Barramundi
  6. Bass
  7. Freshwater Crayfish
  8. Setting Up A Fish Farm
  9. Fish Foods & Feeding
  10. Harvesting
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain different aquaculture production systems.
  • Explain the cultural requirements of different types of fish suitable for aquaculture.
  • Explain cultural practices for freshwater crayfish.
  • Explain different factors affecting the vigor of animals in an aquaculture farm.
  • Explain methods, including feeding and harvesting, used to manage freshwater animal populations.
  • Develop informed management decisions for an aquaculture enterprise.