National Certificate in Seafood Retailing

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Fisheries Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for a retailing assistant in the Seafood Retailing section of a food retail market.

Holders of this certificate will be able to demonstrate a range of seafood retailing skills including: the storing and maintaining of seafood products in storage and serviced cases; weighing, wrapping and packing seafood products for cross counter sale; handling fish; and describing fish spoilage and health and safety skills required to work as a seafood retailing assistant.

This qualification is designed to provide a pathway to higher qualifications such as the National Certificate in Distribution (Level 3) [Ref: 0991], National Certificate in Retail (Level 4) [Ref: 0995], or the National Certificate in Distribution (Level 4) [Ref: 0992].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Fisheries Studies at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary




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BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair



The grant is up to $1000 .

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401

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