Level 3 - Marine Aquaculture


Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
CM220A01/21/2 Further Education

Course Information

Expansion of Aquaculture in Dorset and nationally will require the expertise of a skilled workforce. This new programme has been developed in partnership with Dorset and East Devon Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) and local employers to those looking to enter the industry and those already involved.

Alongside a Advanced Technical Extended Diploma students will gain the essential skills and knowledge to succeed in this fast moving and progressive industry. Extensive work placements and employer engagement will ensure content is relevant and students gain the expertise to progress directly into employment of continue on to study at a higher level.


Overview

Qualification
  • Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (Fisheries) (1080)
Course Content
  • Principles of Health and Safety
    Industry machinery operations
    Population surveys, ecology and conservation
    Principles of physical and biological environmental processes
    Undertake estate skills
    Water quality
    Fish Biology
    Fishery management
    Fresh water and Wetland Management
    Fish Health
    Warm water and marine aquaculture
    Undertake a specialist project
    Aquatics Welfare and Breed Development
    Cyprinid Farming
    Fresh water captive environment
    Saltwater captive environments

    The programme will also include an industry placement, enrichment and careers education.
Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, maths and a science OR a relevant Level 2 Certificate at Distinction level OR an appropriate. Mature students lacking formal qualifications will also be considered.
Next Steps
  • Into employment of Higher Education.
Career Opportunities
  • A range of positions in the ever growing field of Aquaculture
    Such as:
    Aquaculture consultant
    Technician
    Hatchery Manager

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
06-Sep-2021 23-Jun-2023 09:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Attendance
Mode of attendance
Timetable
Day of the week Number of sessions
3days pw TBC
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for some government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
Assessment fees for additional qualifications, trips and visits - usually between £80 and £150 per year.

Materials Required

Basic Stationery; Suitable Outdoor Clothing - The clothing must be suitable for environment, weather and time of year, Protective Overalls, Steel Toe Capped Work Boots, Steel Toe Capped Wellington Boots, Hi Vis yellow vest. KMC Uniform (polo shirt and sweat shirt).


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