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Course Overview

This bundle of Micro-Learning Courses (MLC) covers the basic concepts of ecosystems in marine and freshwater environment including ecological concepts pertinent to aquaculture systems. It also provide valuable insights into the concepts of fish care in relation to handling, stocking density and environmental conditions as well as application of basic techniques for stress reduction in fish.


The bundle consists of the following MLC:


a. Aquaculture as a Career (3 hrs)

b. The Aquatic Ecosystems (5 hrs)

c. Water Quality in Fish Care (5 hrs)

d. Essentials of Fish Health Care (4 hrs)

e. Fish Feeding Essentials (3 hrs)

Who Should Attend

Participants who are keen to learn more about the concepts and activities involved in fish care and husbandry in aquaculture farms, especially junior workers in this industry.

What You'll Learn

Upon completing these courses, you will be able to:


  1. Understand the different types of aquatic ecosystems in relation aquaculture operations
  2. Apply the principles of providing good water quality and environmental management
  3. Apply the concepts of stocking order and compatibility
  4. Explain the principles of fish health management
  5. Describe the principles of feeds and feeding



Mode of Assessment


Quizzes, reflections – measure participants’ understanding of key concepts and application of concepts learnt for each topic.





Certificate of Completion in Aquaculture Fundamentals

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

Mobile Online Learning

No Expiry date.


10 to 15 lessons with each lesson duration of about 15 mins


Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Full Course Fee 


You can make payment via credit card at our partner's (Gnowbe) payment gateway when you click 'Buy Now' in our website. Upon successful payment and registration, you will receive a receipt via email and you may start your course immediately.


(Singaporeans aged 25 and above can also purchase the MLCs using their SkillsFuture Credit at checkout if the course is SkillsFuture Credit Approved.)

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  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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