The Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy (AMFA) provides a high quality of innovative training that increases the standards within the maritime, seafood and fishing industries.
Founded in 1997, the then Australian Fisheries Academy was established as an industry-managed education centre for the fishing and seafood industries.
In 2011, The Australian Fisheries Academy changed its name to include maritime in its trading name to become The Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy (AMFA).The new name reflects the increased number of students, courses and demand AMFA has received from the maritime sector.
AMFA students now have wider career options than ever before in the areas of oil and gas. These industries have become a large employer of skilled maritime workers.
AMFA is the only industry owned and operated maritime, seafood and fishing industry development and training organisation in the Southern Hemisphere. Its role is to provide education, management, advisory and support services in all maritime and fisheries related development and training areas.
Offering a broad range of nationally accredited training programmes and short courses, the Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy is continuously developing and customising its wide range of education programmes to meet industry specific requirements.
The Academy's programmed are designed to deliver learning outcomes that are effective, ensuring practicality and relevance to maritime, fishing and seafood industries.
AMFA is recognised as a leader in Australia and the Asia Pacific region for innovative, focused and relevant maritime and fisheries advisory, management and training services that are client driven.
Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy is the legal trading name of the Australian Fisheries Academy Ltd; a not-for-profit limited liability organisation.
To provide high quality, innovative training that increases the standards within the maritime, fishing and seafood industries.
To provide the highest standard of training and be the leading maritime and fishing industry training provider in Australia.