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This SVQ has been designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council, Lantra, and in response to the aquaculture industry requirements for work-based management training.
The programme is offered, and assessment carried out, in the workplace, minimising any need to be away from work
The qualification covers areas such as managing the aquatic production environment for farmed fish/shellfish, and managing the production of farmed fish/shellfish for sale or transfer. It also covers planning and managing of shellfish depuration operations, implementation of the site fish health plan, fish/shellfish hatchery production, and a variety of operational and managerial units
The university, through NAFC Marine Centre UHI, is the only institution offering the SVQ4 Aquaculture Management.
Mandatory units are:
You will also choose four option modules:
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed this course, you might like to consider careers in the fin-fish aquaculture industry such as aquaculture site manager.
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
The SVQ Aquaculture level 4 has flexible start dates throughout the year. For more information and to apply, please contact NAFC Marine Centre UHI on 01595 772000.
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
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