Master Competency List

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Competency Group View/ History ID
Plan shellfish spat collection operations Spat Collection view 1
Establish and deploy shellfish spat collectors Spat Collection view 2
Monitor shellfish spat collection Spat Collection view 4
Collect and sort wild shellfish spat Spat Collection view 3
Culture phytoplankton/microalgae Plankton Production view 9
Produce live prey using advanced high density cult... Plankton Production view 220
Produce rotifers Plankton Production view 10
Produce Artemia Plankton Production view 278
Operate photoreactors Plankton Production view 218
Plan and conduct wild fish broodstock capture oper... Fish Broodstock Mana... view 110
Knowledge of genetics selection program Fish Broodstock Mana... view 12
Broodstock recruitment by genetic selection Fish Broodstock Mana... view 242
Quarantine wild broodstock Fish Broodstock Mana... view 33
Condition broodstock Fish Broodstock Mana... view 5
Handle fish broodstock Fish Broodstock Mana... view 13
Feed broodstock according to nutritional needs Fish Broodstock Mana... view 222
Control fish broodstock sexual cycle Fish Broodstock Mana... view 15
Determine sexual maturity of fish broodstock Fish Broodstock Mana... view 14
Carry out techniques to induce fish spawning Fish Broodstock Mana... view 11
Induced spawning of fish on nests Fish Broodstock Mana... view 226
Propagation of cyprinid fish Fish Broodstock Mana... view 223
Propagation of other freshwater fish groups (i.e. ... Fish Broodstock Mana... view 224
Environmental control of spawning Fish Broodstock Mana... view 34
Know how to correctly use hormonal regulation to i... Fish Broodstock Mana... view 221
Strip salmonids Fish Broodstock Mana... view 17
Hand strip marine flatfish Fish Broodstock Mana... view 18
Collect naturally spawned fish eggs Fish Broodstock Mana... view 31
Spawn fish and fertilise fish eggs Fish Broodstock Mana... view 16
Establish and maintain fish eggs in a hatchery Fish Broodstock Mana... view 22
Assess egg and sperm quality Fish Broodstock Mana... view 262
Use "green water" incubation technology Fish Broodstock Mana... view 21
Incubate eggs until hatching Fish Broodstock Mana... view 19
Elimination of egg adhesiveness Fish Broodstock Mana... view 239
Hatch and maintain newly born larvae Fish Broodstock Mana... view 252
Monitor larvae status Fish Broodstock Mana... view 7
Handle shellfish broodstock Shellfish Broodstock... view 8
Induce shellfish spawning using chemical technique... Shellfish Broodstock... view 285
Knowledge of shellfish spawning induction techniqu... Shellfish Broodstock... view 6
Develop an aquaculture breeding strategy Hatchery Operations view 286
Design a hatchery Hatchery Operations view 35
Create a hatchery business plan Hatchery Operations view 36
Organise hatchery operations Hatchery Operations view 37
Collect naturally spawned fry Hatchery Operations view 32
Establish the hatchery production of cultured spec... Hatchery Operations view 29
Monitor and maintain hatchery production Hatchery Operations view 30
Operate hatchery recirculation system Hatchery Operations view 25
Pre-grow cultured species Hatchery Operations view 27
Care for juvenile cultured species Hatchery Operations view 28
Monitoring stocks and movements Hatchery Operations view 227
Grade young cultured species Hatchery Operations view 228
Identify major European farmed fish species Husbandry and Harves... view 40
Identify major European farmed shellfish species Husbandry and Harves... view 39
Develop a stock nutrition program Husbandry and Harves... view 287
Plan the production of shellfish for sale or trans... Husbandry and Harves... view 66
Plan the production of fish for sale or transfer Husbandry and Harves... view 67
Monitor and maintain the production of shellfish f... Husbandry and Harves... view 68
Monitor and maintain the production of fish for sa... Husbandry and Harves... view 69
Understand husbandry & harvesting effects on f... Husbandry and Harves... view 43
Monitor fish productivity in ponds Husbandry and Harves... view 48
Monitor fish productivity in lagoons Husbandry and Harves... view 49
Change nets Husbandry and Harves... view 305
Prepare fish holding units to receive fish Husbandry and Harves... view 50
Stock fish into holding units Husbandry and Harves... view 51
Conduct swim throughs Husbandry and Harves... view 52
Plan feeding regimes in relation to farming constr... Husbandry and Harves... view 54
Set up fish feeding regimes Husbandry and Harves... view 55
Make up feed onsite Husbandry and Harves... view 277
Feed management Husbandry and Harves... view 56
Feed farmed species manually Husbandry and Harves... view 57
Calibrate and operate automatic feeding machines Husbandry and Harves... view 58
Know how to operate computerised feed systems Husbandry and Harves... view 195
Check animal feeding behaviour Husbandry and Harves... view 59
To be able to apply different methods of growth as... Husbandry and Harves... view 60
Calculate and forecast growth rates Husbandry and Harves... view 61
Collect information on farmed animals' growth Husbandry and Harves... view 62
Monitor and assess growth and biomass taking morta... Husbandry and Harves... view 63
Monitor and assess mortality rates Husbandry and Harves... view 65
Set up a farm stock production spreadsheet and fee... Husbandry and Harves... view 312
Monitor the use of resources in production (e.g. f... Husbandry and Harves... view 70
Take action to maintain environmental conditions w... Husbandry and Harves... view 71
Collect dead fish in cages and tanks Husbandry and Harves... view 64
Clean and disinfect equipment and treatment system... Husbandry and Harves... view 76
Measure water flow Husbandry and Harves... view 101
Waterflow management in pond and lagoon systems Husbandry and Harves... view 230
Manuring ponds Husbandry and Harves... view 240
Maintain ponds, channels and sluices Husbandry and Harves... view 241
Sample and send shellfish for marine biotoxin test... Husbandry and Harves... view 78
Sample and send shellfish for microbiological test... Husbandry and Harves... view 79
Screening for deformities in live fish (quality co... Husbandry and Harves... view 247
Gather live fish for grading Husbandry and Harves... view 80
Grade live fish manually Husbandry and Harves... view 81
Grade live fish using equipment Husbandry and Harves... view 82
Know how to use computerised fish measurement syst... Husbandry and Harves... view 196
Monitor shellfish yields (e.g. meat content) Husbandry and Harves... view 103
Set up and operate biological filtration Husbandry and Harves... view 246
Operate ongrowing recirculation systems Husbandry and Harves... view 318
Operate fish capture equipment Husbandry and Harves... view 112
Provide support for diving operations Husbandry and Harves... view 290
Perform diving operations using surface-supplied b... Husbandry and Harves... view 291
Perform diving operations using self-contained und... Husbandry and Harves... view 292
Develop a stock health program Animal Health and We... view 288
Develop a management plan to reduce the risks from... Animal Health and We... view 294
Understand the principles underlying the concept o... Animal Health and We... view 295
Develop a fish health and welfare management plan Animal Health and We... view 104
Carry out disease prevention measures Animal Health and We... view 244
Observe, describe and monitor abnormal fish behavi... Animal Health and We... view 255
Observe and describe symptoms and lesions Animal Health and We... view 105
Identify common diseases Animal Health and We... view 107
Monitor mortalities Animal Health and We... view 102
Microbiological water quality monitoring Animal Health and We... view 23
Monitor oxygen levels Animal Health and We... view 100
Collect and preserve samples or lesions from farme... Animal Health and We... view 254
Apply prescribed fish treaments Animal Health and We... view 109
Assist with vaccination of fish by immersion Animal Health and We... view 249
Assist with vaccination of fish by injection Animal Health and We... view 248
Carry out humane harvesting and slaughter practice... Animal Health and We... view 304
Develop an environmental management program Environment Issues view 296
Assess the shellfish farming potential of a cultiv... Environment Issues view 118
Assess the production potential of a site Environment Issues view 119
Assess the trophic resources of a natural site Environment Issues view 121
Assess advantages and constraints of a site Environment Issues view 120
Assess the environmental impact of a company's act... Environment Issues view 122
Estimate indigenous populations in ponds or lagoon Environment Issues view 279
Understand fresh water ecosystems Environment Issues view 115
Environmental monitoring and management of cage fa... Environment Issues view 117
Assess fish populations during ongrowing in ponds ... Environment Issues view 232
MEASURE WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS: Temperature [ ] ... Environment Issues view 225
ASSESS BIOLOGICAL FACTORS: Algae [ ] Fouling organ... Environment Issues view 313
Interpret biological and physico-chemical data to ... Environment Issues view 113
Measure water currents at sea sites Environment Issues view 124
Understand impacts of water currents on the farm Environment Issues view 264
Manage water intakes and catchments Environment Issues view 116
Manage oxygen use in the farm Environment Issues view 114
Knowledge of contingency plans in case of escapees Environment Issues view 111
Conduct escapee fish capture operations Environment Issues view 263
Carry out waste water treatments according to envi... Environment Issues view 274
Handle and dispose of biowaste according to regula... Environment Issues view 275
Handle and dispose of chemical waste according to ... Environment Issues view 276
Evaluate and minimise potential conflicts with oth... Environment Issues view 123
Plan and organise shellfish depuration Shellfish Depuration view 125
Load shellfish for depuration Shellfish Depuration view 126
Monitor shellfish depuration Shellfish Depuration view 127
Unload shellfish from depuration Shellfish Depuration view 128
Maintain depuration equipment (clean, uv lamps, et... Shellfish Depuration view 129
Monitor depuration water quality Shellfish Depuration view 130
Measure Waterflow Shellfish Depuration view 261
Set up harvesting equipment Processing & Transpo... view 314
Grade Shellfish Manually Processing & Transpo... view 260
Grade shellfish using equipment Processing & Transpo... view 259
Prepare fish for harvesting Processing & Transpo... view 83
Harvest shellfish for human consumption Processing & Transpo... view 84
Harvest fish Processing & Transpo... view 85
Harvest fish live (for live transport) Processing & Transpo... view 86
Prepare for the transport of live shellfish Processing & Transpo... view 87
Prepare for the transport of fish Processing & Transpo... view 88
Prepare for the transport of live fish Processing & Transpo... view 89
Prepare health documentation for despatch of stock Processing & Transpo... view 319
Transport live fish Processing & Transpo... view 92
Transport live shellfish Processing & Transpo... view 90
Transport harvested fish Processing & Transpo... view 91
Identify aquaculture equipment appropriate to the ... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 138
Understand aquaculture cultivation equipment drawi... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 140
Maintain hatchery equipment Aquaculture Equipmen... view 38
Plan mooring systems Aquaculture Equipmen... view 144
Establish mooring system in accordance with plans Aquaculture Equipmen... view 280
KNOW DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF DIFFERENT CONTAINMENT SY... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 164
KNOW DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF DIFFERENT SHELLFISH CULT... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 315
Know knotting and splicing Aquaculture Equipmen... view 142
Manually lift, transfer, position and set down a l... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 160
OPERATE LIFTING GEAR: Winch [ ] Sea crane [ ] Tel... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 143
KNOW HOW TO OPERATE TRANSPORTATION GEAR: Car [ ] F... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 282
OPERATE WATER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT: Mechanical f... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 75
OPERATE WATER HEATING EQUIPMENT: Electrical heater... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 73
OPERATE WATER OXYGENATION SYSTEMS: Surface aerator... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 74
Check equipment is in good/working order and ident... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 284
CARRY OUT MAINTENANCE ON EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY: ... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 167
OPERATE PUMPS: Air lift pumps [ ] submersible pum... Aquaculture Equipmen... view 289
Use of microscopy techniques Aquaculture Equipmen... view 24
Maintain and clean floats and mooring ropes Aquaculture Equipmen... view 145
Clean off fouling Aquaculture Equipmen... view 146
Prepare for the safe operation of small craft Aquaculture Equipmen... view 162
Operate craft (without licence requirements) Aquaculture Equipmen... view 163
Operate craft (with licence requirements) Aquaculture Equipmen... view 306
Establish site security routines Aquaculture Equipmen... view 265
Carry out site security routines Aquaculture Equipmen... view 266
Use GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Aquaculture Equipmen... view 320
Develop a food safety program Traceability and Qua... view 297
Implement a traceability system Traceability and Qua... view 298
Implement quality systems and procedures (e.g. ISO... Traceability and Qua... view 299
Identify risk and apply a risk management process ... Traceability and Qua... view 300
Knowledge of quality standards and systems (e.g. q... Traceability and Qua... view 316
Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks to hea... Occupational Health ... view 173
Monitor and maintain the health, safety and securi... Occupational Health ... view 174
Reduce the risks to health and safety in the workp... Occupational Health ... view 175
Promote good standards of health and safety Occupational Health ... view 176
Know how to respond to health emergencies within t... Occupational Health ... view 178
Know how to respond to emergencies on board ship (... Occupational Health ... view 179
Know how to fight fires at sea (on board ship) Occupational Health ... view 180
Know how to fight fires at aquaculture facilities Occupational Health ... view 253
Assess risk and work safely in bad weather conditi... Occupational Health ... view 177
Know how to survive at sea in the event of an aban... Occupational Health ... view 181
Know how to undertake emergency procedures during ... Occupational Health ... view 293
Know how to report and record incident and acciden... Occupational Health ... view 307
Maintain the operational condition of life-saving,... Occupational Health ... view 308
Make recommendations for improvements to work acti... Business Administrat... view 93
Plan the work of teams and individuals Business Administrat... view 95
Assess the work of teams and individuals Business Administrat... view 96
Provide feedback to teams and individuals on their... Business Administrat... view 97
Knowledge of word processing software (e.g. Word) Business Administrat... view 191
Knowledge of spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel) Business Administrat... view 192
Knowledge of production planning software Business Administrat... view 193
Prepare a business plan Business Administrat... view 201
Ability to use the internet Business Administrat... view 271
Ability to use email Business Administrat... view 272
Knowledge of financial planning and budgets Business Administrat... view 197
Understand principles of insurance, including 3rd ... Business Administrat... view 273
Ability to interpret accountancy documents Business Administrat... view 198
Compare production forecasts with actual results a... Business Administrat... view 200
Compare financial forecasts with actual results an... Business Administrat... view 199
Provide on-site training through instruction and d... Business Administrat... view 302
Support and mentor individuals and teams Business Administrat... view 303
Prepare work instructions for new tasks Business Administrat... view 317
Draw up a marketing and sales plan Marketing and Sales view 310
Knowledge of local/regional market Marketing and Sales view 183
Knowledge of national market Marketing and Sales view 184
Knowledge of international market Marketing and Sales view 185
Knowledge of trade regulations/export requirements Marketing and Sales view 187
Knowledge of sale or export duties/taxes Marketing and Sales view 186
Organise sale of live products Marketing and Sales view 188
Assess competitors Marketing and Sales view 235
Negotiate prices and quantities Marketing and Sales view 236
Secure payment conditions - collect bills Marketing and Sales view 238
Understanding of marketing terminology and concept... Marketing and Sales view 267
Understanding customer requirements Marketing and Sales view 268
Deliver products to customer specifications Marketing and Sales view 309
Knowledge of health certificates needed for intern... Marketing and Sales view 269
Know the different techniques for selling harveste... Marketing and Sales view 189
Draw up a marketing report Marketing and Sales view 270
Know health and safety rules and regulations Legislation, Standar... view 209
Set up a documentation control system Legislation, Standar... view 211
Maintain accurate farm records Legislation, Standar... view 212
Know how to respond to public concerns regarding t... Legislation, Standar... view 217
Know and understand legislation that must be respe... Legislation, Standar... view 203
Know and understand relevant environmental regulat... Legislation, Standar... view 204
Know and understand relevant licence content and r... Legislation, Standar... view 206
Know and understand animal welfare requirements an... Legislation, Standar... view 207
Know and understand relevant financial regulations Legislation, Standar... view 208
Know and understand company policies Legislation, Standar... view 210
Know and understand relevant national and EU efflu... Legislation, Standar... view 283

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