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Course Description

Do you want to work with marine life? The Certificate in Marine Studies is great for those that want to work within the marine industry or at an underwater world or a sea life park.

























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Job Prospects

Pet Shop

Marine Welfare

Marine Rescue

Theme Parks

Sea World

Underwater World

Work Placement
This course contains 100 hours of work placement

The workplace will need to provide marine services such as sea world, theme parks, underwater worlds.

Your work placement can be completed anywhere in the world, and you will be responsible for the costs of any travel, accommodation, insurance or any other requirements related to your work placement.


Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Ecology - This unit covers the basic concepts of ecology and basic groups of marine animal life.

Unit 2 -      Waters and Reefs - This unit covers characteristics of various marine environments.

Unit 3 -      Molluscs and Crustaceans - This unit covers the range of molluscs and crustaceans in the marine environment and their life cycles.

Unit 4 -      Squid and Octopus - This unit covers awareness of the ecological significance of Cephalopods and Clupeoids in the marine environment.

Unit 5 -      Cartilaginous Fish - This unit covers the range of cartilaginous fish (sharks, rays) and selected bony fish (eels) that inhabit the ocean.

Unit 6 -      Bony Fish - This unit covers the species and diversity of marine fish that exists in the world’s oceans.

Unit 7 -      Bony Fish Characteristics -This unit covers characteristics of bony fish, including anatomy, physiology and behaviour.

Unit 8 -      Marine Mammals - This unit covers the presence of marine mammals in the seas and oceans of the world.

Unit 9 -      Turtles, Sea Snakes and Sea Birds - This unit covers the range of related animals that co-habitat with fish in the marine environment.

Unit 10 -    Echinoderms - This unit covers the different classes of Echinoderms and selected families within those classes.

Students Receive

Once course is complete

1 x Certificate In Marine Studies

1 x  Course Transcript


Certificate In Marine Studies

6 Months




Placement (100) Assessments (12) Exams (10)


$500 with concession card

Access to a computer

6 Months

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