Emil is a recognised OceanWatch Master Fisherman, successfully completing formal training and assessment.
The program incorporates many aspects of responsible fishing including:
Quality assurance, threatened species, bycatch reduction devices and techniques, animal welfare and catch reporting, as well as water quality, habitat and pollution, indigenous fishing and workplace health and safety.
Master Fisherman training incorporates industry Codes of Practice. These codes demonstrate commitment in providing the community with sustainable and responsibly caught local seafood.
Training is facilitated by OceanWatch Australia and assessment is overseen by the NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee, linked to the Seafood Industry Training Package and industry wide codes of practice.
Maritime competency and food safety qualifications:
- Master V
- Marine Engine Driver 3
- Food safety training and plans
Workplace health and safety training qualifications
- First aid
- Safety management system training and implementation