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PDC99066 - Prawn Farmers Digital Skills Hub

Course Details

Course Summary

This online resource provides digital skills development in a number of areas identified by Australian Prawn Farmers as being key to business success and workforce development. These include knowledge and skills relating to digital literacy, technology operation, data management, monitoring, analysis, & interpretation, digital communication, and incident management in the prawn farming context. 


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements. 

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

1. Select the PDC99066 Prawn Farmers Digital Skills Hub as your desired course, and add it to your shopping cart

2. You will be directed to the payment gateway, but there is no fee for this course (free of charge) and will be asked to "authenticate" your account on our Learning Management System Be Different.

  • If you are an existing CPD student, please use sign in options used to access CPD micro-credential courses in Be Different.
  • If you a new user to CPD, please select option “Don’t have an account?” Sign up now and follow the prompts to create a new account

3. Following logging in/signing up, you will automatically be redirected to the course in the Learning Management System Be Different where you will find the Prawn Farmers Digital Skills Hub on your Dashboard. 

Study Area
  • Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
  • Marine
  • Rural Industries

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This resource provides Professional Development for industry participants in the Australian Prawn Farming industry. This is a resource only and no CPD hours or Certificate of Completion will be allocated. 

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

This online resource has been designed for industry participants to work at their own pace for a duration suitable to their workload and season requirements. This self-paced course will take 10 hours to complete. There is no formal assessment. 

  • All
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Overview of key digital capabilities required for prawn farming in Australia
  2. Understanding and application of specific digital skills to improve individual job performance, and business success in the prawn farming industry.

There is no formal assessment. 


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