Skills Aquaculture Technician in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "aquaculture technician" was moved from the group Biological technologists and technicians (NOC 2221) to the group Biological technologists and technicians (NOC 22110).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an aquaculture technician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Biological technologists and technicians (NOC 22110).

Tasks

  • Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports
  • Assist in conducting biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses
  • Assist in conducting field research and surveys to collect data and samples
  • Analyze data and prepare reports
  • Conduct environmental monitoring and compliance activities for the protection of fisheries stock, wildlife and other natural resources
  • Conduct field research and surveys to collect data and samples
  • Conduct or supervise operational programs
  • Set up and conduct biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
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