1st course part: General module (2 days, 16 units)
This part of the course covers topics that are equally important for all aquaculture sectors.
- water chemistry
- fish anatomy
- fish transport
- stunning and killing
- fish as food
- veterinary law
- representation of interests
- support programs
- legal aspects
2nd part of the course: specialized module carp pond management (3 days, 24 units):
Course participants will gain a sound insight into all aspects of carp pond management, from pond construction and management including propagation, to processing and marketing. Other topics include fish diseases, hygiene, organic production and official procedures. The course concludes with field trips to pond facilities, providing insight into the various activities and opportunities in carp pond management.
Graduates should be informed about the basic requirements and conditions of fish production in ponds, as well as get to know the networks and institutes that offer advice and assistance. They should be enabled to successfully run a small pond farming business (sideline).