Aquaculture SVQ2

What is special about this course?

This course is aimed at those who work in the fish farming industry, carrying out the daily husbandry duties on either a freshwater or marine site. The SVQ Aquaculture level 2 is a recognised qualification which has been designed by the industry. It can be used as part of your progression within the student's place of work and is particularly useful for those without any formal qualifications in aquaculture. It offers the candidate the opportunity to demonstrate the skills they have learnt, and also fill any gaps in their knowledge and understanding of the fish farm industry.

Entry requirements

Candidates need to be employed in a fish farm with at least three months experience.

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Work based

How long will my course last?

Rolling entry

How will I be assessed?

The course is delivered through a mixture of assessor visits to your workplace, and the production of a portfolio of evidence and answered questions to assess the candidate’s knowledge and understanding.

Where can I study my course?

  • Work Based

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression onto SVQ Level 3 Aquaculture.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Aquaculture SVQ2

To apply for this course, download the application form and return to
For more information or to book a course, you can also contact:
Tel: 01463 273000

Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can be also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273666.

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