Training in Aquaculture while working

If you decide that a student loan is not for you and you just want to jump in, get a job and start learning as much as you can from those who are already in the industry - then that is an option as well.

The industry has many entry level jobs, that provide full training both internally and externally.

These entry level roles, give a great understanding of the industry and open up so many career pathways, should you wish to explore them. 

If you just want to start by finding a job, click the button on the left and it will take you to the wide array of different jobs available currently.
Happy Hunting!

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), the closest training provider to aquaculture in Te Tau Ihu.

We work closely with NMIT to ensure their courses align to industry need.

  • The Level 3 & 4 certificates that are available through NMIT have the ability for you to study remotely while working in the industry.
  • The learning is online with a commitment of around 10-15 hours per week.
  • The Level 3 & Level 4 certificates each have a 2 week practical block course. For this block course you will need attend the campus in Nelson.

Level 3 - NZ Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture (Free Course & available online or in person)
Level 4 - NZ Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture (Free Course & available online or in person)

Primary ITO - Aquaculture Apprenticeships... COMING SOON

Watch this space!

The following Aquaculture Apprenticeships are currently being developed.

Level 3

  • Hatchery
  • Fin Fish
  • Shellfish

Level 4

  • Hatchery
  • Fin Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Aquaculture Diving