Basic skills are integrated into the competence aims for this course in areas where they contribute to the development of and are part of the subject competence. In Aquaculture, basic skills are understood as follows:
Being able to express oneself orally in Aquaculture involves communicating with others to achieve safe and effective processes. It means explaining, substantiating and participating in discussions about various proposals and solutions. In addition, it means explaining and describing processes and products for customers, the authorities and others.
Being able to express oneself in writing in Aquaculture involves reporting and documenting production, as well as presenting processes and products. It means participating in digital communication and information exchange.
Being able to read in Aquaculture involves using operating manuals and HSE data sheets, reading and understanding regulations and keeping oneself updated about the industry through specialist press and other media.
Numeracy in Aquaculture involves using numbers in calculation to find volumes, areas, biomass, growth-rate and density. It also means being able to understand budgets and accounts. It involves taking simple measurements of physical and chemical parameters, setting up and interpreting tables, diagrams and basic statistics.
Digital literacy in Aquaculture involves producing and presenting calculations and processed information digitally. It involves using specialised instruments for measuring, monitoring and controlling processes and production such as feeding, water temperature, salinity, pH, oxygen and light. In addition, it means using digital tools to plan production and register growth, mortality and feed factor. The use of digital maps is also included.
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