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Course Overview

The certificate course in Qualified Persons in Aquaculture Farm Biosecurity and Farm Monitoring covers topics that would help aquaculture farms prepare their personnel as Qualified Persons (QP) in farm biosecurity management and farm environment monitoring. The 4-day course will include lectures on key good aquaculture practices from SS 670:2021; group discussion on farm biosecurity and environmental monitoring plans; hands-on training in essential fish healthcare; farm visits and assessment. Upon completion of the course, the QP would be equipped with knowledge and skill sets in the areas of disease prevention and control, fish healthcare, farming practices and farm environment monitoring.

Entry Requirements

Applicants with work experience: SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Skills (WPLN) Level 5/Secondary school level


Applicants without work experience: Polytechnic diploma in the related course (e.g. aquaculture, biology, veterinary science etc.) 

Who Should Attend

Farm licensees, aquaculture health manager, farm supervisors and farm employees or persons interested in aquaculture farm biosecurity and monitoring.

What You'll Learn

  • Introduction – Overview of SS GAqP (AIC), QP role and responsibility, requirements (SFA)
  • Farm environment management (Biosecurity Plan and Environmental Monitoring Plan)
  • Animal health and disease management; Farm Biosecurity
  • Water quality testing & Aquatic health care
  • Feed management and feeding management 





MCQ, Assignments, Practical Exam





Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Accomplishment upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance and passed the assessments.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

To be advised


Day 1 to 3, 9.00am to 6.00pm

Day 4, 9.00am to 2.00pm

Classroom-based learning


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


For Corporate training, click here.


View the application guide here.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (with GST)
Full Course Fee  S$1,979.50
Singapore Permanent Residents S$593.85

Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above S$223.85
SME company-sponsored Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents S$223.85

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here.


With effect from 1 Jul 2020, Workfare Skills Support (WSS) will replace the Workfare Training Scheme (WTS). For more information, please visit: https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html





Please note that participants should achieve at least 75% of attendance and sit for the assessment at the end of the course. Participants who fail to meet the requirements will be withdrawn from their funding eligibility and the participant/company sponsor will be requested to make payment for the difference in the course fee, which is the funded amount.

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