Aquaculture Technician Diploma

Advance your aquaculture career and expand your skills. This industry-informed training includes equipment and facility maintenance, grow-out and hatchery production and a directed research project. You’ll be prepared to work as an aquaculture technician, site worker, hatchery or site manager, fisheries researcher or environmental monitor.

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 This program is currently not available to international applicants.


Where: Campbell River
Starts: Fall (September)
Length: 7 months
Delivery: Digital and Continuous Entry

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According to the United Nations, aquaculture - the culture of algae (seaweed and phytoplankton), shellfish, and finfish - is now the fastest growing food production industry in the world. NIC is excited to be developing more training opportunities for those interested in getting into the field.

Dr. Jesse Ronquillo, aquaculture instructor

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