Aquaculture (Modern Apprenticeship SVQ3) SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This course is aimed at managers, assistant managers, team leaders and people in a supervisory position in fish farms. Candidates who have successfully completed an SVQ Level 2 in aquaculture can also progress onto this course. The course aim is to assess the skills you require in your workplace to handle the many technical and managerial aspects of working in the Aquaculture Industry today. It gives candidates an opportunity to gain a nationally accredited award in SVQ Level 3 Aquaculture.

Entry requirements

Candidates need to be employed in a fish farm with at least two years experience, or have already achieved the SVQ Level 2 Aquaculture.

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Face-to-face
  • Work based

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Rolling entry

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling entry


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What our students, graduates and staff say

The SVQ 3 has proved particularly useful in gaining a fuller understanding of the management and responsibility required for the running of an efficient modern salmon farm.

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