Fish passage design masterclass

Country-specific depending on requirements
Courses typically run over five intense days
Session availability

Session 1 – TDB

Session 2 – TDB

Study mode

Face-to-face (in country) and online

The Fish passage design masterclass aims to teach participants how to design effective fish passes, using a ‘learning by doing’ approach.

The course has been developed in association with the IFRG’s global industry partners, and gives the participants a practical understanding of fish passage engineering design, construction, ecology and monitoring.

This is achieved by presenting them with a real-life fish barrier scenario at the beginning of the course, and getting them to apply their learnings to develop a feasible fish pass solution.

The participants walk away with a range of options to address the initial fish barrier problem, and several designs from earlier masterclasses have since been successfully adopted and constructed.

Admission information

The course is designed for Australian and international participants. Applicants require STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements, and either:

A Bachelor Degree (or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent) in a relevant field related to the course profile from an accredited University or other tertiary education institution.


Relevant professional or industry experience within the same field as the course profile, of at least five years full time or equivalence, confirmed by a comprehensive resume.

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