Aquaculture Training Courses

We offer several Aquaculture & Aquaponics Courses:

  • 4-day Aquaculture & Aquaponics Course
  • 5-day Practical Fish Farmer Course
  • 3-day Aquaculture Course
  • 2-day Commercial Aquaponics Course

We also run dedicated Courses for clients on specific topics, with or without SETA accreditation.  For example, we have been approached to run a Water Quality Course with SETA accreditation.  Let us know what your needs are and we will see how we can assist you.

Please note that all Courses are offered on condition that a minimum of 4 delegates must be secured, otherwise the Course may be postponed.

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This Course takes the delegate through the theory behind the Industries that are grabbing the world by storm.  Aquaculture and Aquaponics are both growing extremey rapidly but before diving in, this Course provides comprehensive theory on the what, how and how much of this business opportunity.  This Course is held at various cities across the continent of Africa.

The dates and venues for next 4-day Aquaculture & Aquaponics Course are to be confirmed:



Commercial Aquaponics Course

Aquaponics is growing rapidly as an interest and as a business venture in Southern Africa. This Course takes interested parties through the theory of aquaponics and the components, to the daily tasks associated with operating a commercial or hobbyist system, with the primary focus being understanding the Industry and commercial aspects.



The next Aquaponics Course is being offered in Pretoria on the 28 & 29 October 2019.

Commercial AquaCULTURE Course

This Course is a comprehensive trip through the theory of Aquaculture, from an overview of the global industry, through the infrastructure types, species being farmed, reproduction of fish, feeds & feeding, water quality management, fish health, economics and many other aspects pertinent to the investor considering this industry and needing information to justify and direct an investment decision.

The next Commercial Aquaculture Course is being offered in Pretoria on the 30 October to 1 November 2019.

Practical Fish Farmer Course

The farming of fish has become a massive global industry producing in excess of 50 million tons of fish p.a. This 5-day Course takes the delegate through the daily routines associated with running of a commercial Fish Farm, focussing on Tilapia, Catfish and Trout, but refering to many other species as well. Fish farming theory is discussed in detail but the main focus is on the management systems and practical aspects of daily management. Although the focus is on Tilapia, fish farmers who produce other species will also benefit from the principles taught on this Course. The Course is run on the Aquaculture Academy in Grahamstown, South Africa and delegate numbers are limited to around 10 per Course to ensure personal attention.

The next Practical Fish Farmer Course will be run 25-29 November 2019.

SETA accredited Aquaculture Courses

The SETA accredited Training for either catfish or tilapia is done by arrangement with clients who have staff that require training.  A group of 6 trainees is required as a minimum and this Course is 8 weeks long.  Contact us to discuss your Aquaculture Training needs and how we can best assist you.


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