Entry requirements for Fisheries Officers varies between states and territories. Some states require you to complete training with the relevant government department, others require a VET (Vocational and Education Training) qualification, and in some this work is undertaken by the police force.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- driver's licence
- manual drivers licence
- medical test
- fitness test
- swimming test
- Psychometric or aptitude tests
- Australian citizenship or permanent residency
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 Food Processing, Australian Meat Processing, Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation & Land Management, Animal Care and Management, Seafood Industry and Public Sector VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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