About Us

The National Aquaculture Training Institute Pty Ltd (NATI) was established in 2001 in response to the needs of aquaculture and other sectors of the seafood industry in Australia for workplace training by industry specialists. Based in Melbourne, our dynamic group of industry specialists which includes associates located in most Australian states can provide premium training and professional development services anywhere in Australia. More recently we have been working on projects internationally in countries such as India, Singapore and Jamaica.

NATI aims to provide flexible, cost-effective training by quality assured industry specialists using top quality resources that can be customised to your company’s specific needs. Our approach of aligning training with real work projects results in minimal disruption to work schedules as well as quantifiable outcomes for your business.

As well as comprehensive training programs, NATI can also offer consulting services in aquaculture and in particular ornamental fish farming, quarantine and wholesale, as well as retailing. Our principal consultant, Shane Willis has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and has worked on projects in Australia, India, Singapore, and Jamaica.