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Welcome to the National Fisheries College

Kavieng, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

The National Fisheries College (NFC), under the aegis of the National Fisheries Authority, is PNG’s leading fisheries and marine resources training and education institution providing technical and applied training in capture fisheries, post-harvest, cultured, marine resource management and sustainable development

The National Fisheries College is the only Division of the National Fisheries Authority based outside of Port Moresby. We are located in Kavieng, New Ireland Province. The College provides a diverse range of training services to a wide variety of clients across branches of Government, Pacific Islands’ fisheries administrations, regional and international organisations, the general public and the private sector

All training is competency-based for all Programs. The NFC has some of the best training facilities in the country including the state-of-the art Nago Island Mariculture Research Facility. In addition the NFC campus boasts of properly maintained halls of residence, and catering services for residential Trainees

Our existence is defined by our purpose, which is undertaking strategic and sustained interventions in support of sectoral skills development and enhancement, and effective policy implementation

Our strategic objective is to ensure the provision of high-quality and appropriate technical and practical training opportunities to the fisheries sector to enhance production, processing and general capacity for the sector, thus contributing effectively to the national economy of Papua New Guinea.

The main programs found at the NFC are :

  • Commercial Fishing Operation Program –Providing training for Commercial Fishing Vessels and Artisanal Fishery in the fishing communities

  • Post-Harvest Operations Program - Providing training for Fish Processing Facilities and Artisanal Fishery in the fishing communities in PNG

  • Aquaculture Program - Providing training for Commercial Aquaculture Farms and Community fish farming

  • Governance and Compliance Program - Providing training for Governance and compliance in the fisheries sector

  • Fisheries Business Program- Providing training for Fisheries communities and other in the Industry

 

Matia Rikis

Acting Principal NFC

 


 

For any further information contact:

Email: nfcinfor@fisheries.gov.pg

Phone: (675) 948 2187 or Fax (675) 984 3243

National Fisheries College, P.O. Box 239, Kavieng, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

 


 

Download our Course Information and Brochures below:

 

National Fisheries College Brochure

Nago Island Marine Research Facility Brochure

Community Fisheries Courses Brochure

 

Aquaculture

Certificate in Aquaponics

Certificate 1 in Aquaculture

Certificate 2 in Aquaculture

Certificate 3 in Aquaculture

Certificate 4 in Aquaculture

 

Commericial Fishing Operations

Certificate in Small Fishing Operations

Certificate in Basic Safety Training (SOLAS)

Certificate 1 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Deckhand General)

Certificate 1 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Purse Seine)

Certificate 2 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Assistant Engine Driver)

Certificate 2 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Coastal Skipper)

Certificate 3 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Engine Driver)

Certificate 3 in Commercial Fishing Operations (Offshore Master)

 

Fisheries Business

Fisheries Business Course

 

Governance and Compliance

Certificate 2 in Governance and Compliance

Certificate 3 in Governance and Compliance

Certificate 4 in Fisheries Officer Operations (Enforcement and Compliance)

Certificate 4 in Fisheries Officer Operations (General Fisheries Operation)

 

Post-Harvest Operations

Certificate 1 in Post-Harvest Operations

Certificate 2 in Post-Harvest Operations

Certificate 3 in Post-Harvest Operations

Certificate 4 in Post-Harvest Operations

Diploma in Post-Harvest Operations

 

 

 

  
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