Training


Micheal Cheers 

Micheal is a recognised OceanWatch Master Fisherman, completing formal training and assessment in sustainable work practices.

OceanWatch Master Fisherman Program

The program incorporates many aspects of responsible fishing including:

Quality assurance, bycatch reduction devices and techniques, animal welfare, threatened species management, catch documentation, marine pests management, habitat, pollution, indigenous fishing and workplace health and safety.
Training is facilitated by OceanWatch Australia and assessment is overseen by the NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee, linked to the national Seafood Industry Training Package and industry wide codes of practice.

Micheal’s qualifications include:

Maritime and safety
  • NSW Boat Licence
  • Food Safety Training Certification
Other competencies
  • Advanced First Aid
  • Light Fabrication

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