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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From September 2021 to March 2022, please consult with an Educational Advisor regarding a one-time 50% tuition fee subsidy. Please note that students pursuing the full diploma may also be eligible for award funding.
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
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