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AQUACULTURE

SHORT-TERM TRAINING

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About the Aquaculture
Training Program

No Cost to Trainees

Get hands-on training in the aquaculture sector! This week-long training covers topics including an introduction to farmed shellfish & algae species, basic boat safety & vessel operation, aquaculture production & culture systems, and more.

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

Students who successfully complete the training will get hands-on training in the aquaculture sector and be aligned to enter the workforce, or they can continue their education to earn an Associate Degree in Marine Science and more.

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? Further your education by enrolling in one of our certificate or degree programs which lead to advanced and expanded career opportunities upon graduation.

Related Degree & Certificate Programs

How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Successfully complete training in:

  • Introduction to farmed shellfish & algae species
  • Basic boat safety
  • Vessel operation
  • Aquaculture production & culture systems
  • And more!

Completion Time & Location

one-week

Offered at the SMCC South Portland Campus. Inquire about upcoming sessions.

Prerequisites

To qualify for this training you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED, or HiSet
  • Resident of Maine
  • Proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

COMPLETION TIME

1 WEEK

*Estimated completion time.

NO COST

TO QUALIFIED TRAINEES

LOCATION

SOUTH PORTLAND CAMPUS

Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact us at workforceregistration@smccME.edu or 207-741-5955.

THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF:

Harold Alfond Center

The Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan