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Introduction To Aquaponics

Introduction To Aquaponics

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This is a skill-oriented course to provide hands-on practice and project work in the study of growing plants without soil and growing fish in captivity means which combines aquaculture and hydroponics cultivation, i.e. fish farming and soil independent food production in a circulatory system with an aim of recycling nutrients from fish farming wastewaters.

Code(Credit) : CUTM3125 (0-3-1)

Scheme Skill for Success (SFS)
NSQF Level 4
Duration 4 Months
Sector Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ)
Occupations Technical Assitant in Auaponic unit
Entry Qualification 12th and B.sc.(Passed)
Minimum Age 18 Years
Aligned to (QP) https://asci-india.com/nos-panel/uploadPDF/QP-Aquaculture%20Technician67faff79d74e99084adcad33ddfc3660.pdf

Course Objectives:

After the completion of this course, each student will be able to successfully:

  • Gain an overview of aquaponics, and understand system components and principles of operation.
  • Understand the importance of the connection between fish waste, nitrogen conversion and water quality.
  • Learn about the plant and fish components of aquaponics.
  • Construct and maintain a mini Aquaponics system in the laboratory.
  • Develop workplace skills includes: making critical observations, accurate data collection and record-keeping, responsibility and teamwork.

Know the vocabulary of aquaponics,

  • Obtain and demonstrate technical knowledge and understanding of aquaponic systems.
  • Be able to grow fish and vegetables in aquaponics.
  • Assess the value of aquaponics in terms of ecological, social and economic importance.
  • Be able to design and construct a simple aquaponic unit.

Learning Record:

The trainee will submit a Practice/Project/Learning record after each class/session.

Assessment Process:

  • The assessment agencies should have an expert to conduct the assessment NOS wise, and every trainee should score a minimum of 70% in the overall assessment.
  • The assessment of the theory/knowledge will be based on a written test/viva-voce or both, while the skill test shall be hands-on practical.

Industry Partnership :

  • Aquaponics Madhavi Firm in Bangalore
  • Grow Aquaponics Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore

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