Five years of relevant experience is generally needed to work as a Master Fisher. While formal qualifications are not essential, they may be useful. A course in fishing operations might be helpful.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- commercial fishing licence
- certificate of competency
- fitness test
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Maritime VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources