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Shellfish Aquaculture Technician Certificate

NIC’s Shellfish Aquaculture Technician certificate provides you with in-demand skills to support aquatic food production for marine, freshwater and land-based systems. This includes the production of various species of oyster, mussel, clam, cockles, geoduck, abalone, seaweeds, microalgae, as well as upcoming species such as sea cucumbers, urchins, prawn/shrimp, crab, and crayfish. Curriculum includes technical aspects of production, with a primary focus on hatchery and juvenile rearing, culture in on-growing systems, biosecurity, post-harvest processing and marketing.


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Admission Requirements


Or successful completion of FSK 030   if the above requirements are not met.

  1. High School graduation is preferred provided the applicant meets or exceeds the stated prerequisites.

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