If you are interested in a career in Aquaculture we suggest you look at the opportunities offered by the training providers below.
Types of jobs include, deck hands, skippers, diving, farm maintenance, seeding crews, harvest crews, quality assurance, factory work and others.

If you would like to register your interest in any vacancies that may arise in the industry you can send your CV to info@marinefarming.co.nz. Please also include a brief summary, no more than 25 words and we will include in our bi-monthly newsletter which is circulated to marine farmers in the Top of the South Island.

Click here to download a copy of our Aquaculture Careers Brochure.

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
An ever growing industry that feeds pockets and mouths – get qualified to work within this field. Get qualified in vessel operations, marine engineering, and aquaculture technology. Full-time study or short courses available. click here to download more information

Queen Charlotte College – Aquaculture Academy
Queen Charlotte College Aquaculture Academy (QCCAA) was initiated as a partnership between Queen Charlotte College and the New Zealand Marine Farming Association. The mandate of the Academy is to advance the skill levels and understanding of students and when possible, carry out meaningful research on issues relating to the aquaculture industry

New Zealand Seafood Industry Training Organisation
SITO is the link between the Tertiary Education Commission and the seafood industry. We make sure that funding provided by the Government for industry training in the seafood industry is used effectively.

Applications for the next Marine Farming Association Scholarship can be made by contacting NMIT or through your school. It is open to school leavers whose family home is in Golden Bay.
For more information click here to download the Aquaculture Scholarship Brochure.

Golden Bay – click here to download more information.
Marlborough – click here to download more information