Professional examination passed for the fishing manager

The examination consists of the verification of knowledge in subject

matter that fisheries manager needs for implementing the Fishery and

Farming Management Plans and for performing other tasks in the fishing


The examination covers the following subject matter:

  • the basics of fish biology;
  • the basics of aquaculture;
  • fish diseases;
  • fish ecology and biological communities in waters;
  • the impacts on the aquatic environment and measures in the event of fish deaths;
  • the area of freshwater fishing, environmental protection, nature conservation and water management;
  • fisheries management in fishing districts;
  • fishing cadastre;
  • planning in the field of fishing;
  • reporting in the field of fishing.

The subject matter of the examination is determined in the programme of professional examination for the fishing manager.


candidate should be provided with a minimum of ten hours of theoretical

training and all the necessary literature and legal resources needed to

take the examination.



candidate for the examination submits the application on a prescribed

form. The candidate is informed of the time and place of the examination

at least fifteen days prior to the examination date. All the activities

are conducted through the holder of the public authorisation.


The exam consists of a written and an oral part. Before the beginning

of the written part the identity of the candidate is verified. The

written part comprises 20 questions and taken under the supervision at

least one commission member. The oral part is taken before the

examination commission. The candidate takes the oral part of the

examination only if he/she has reached at least 60% of points at the

written part. Both the oral and written part are taken the same day. The

written part of the examination will take a maximum of 90 minutes and

the oral part a maximum of 15 minutes. The examination is public.

The applicant who has passed the examination receives a certificate of passing examination.

If this is not the case, the candidate may, immediately after the

results are delivered, make an oral objection on the record to the


In the fishing cadastre records are kept of the

examinations for the purposes of establishing qualifications for the

work of fishing manager in a fishing region.

Supporting evidence

Potrdilo o opravljenem izpitu za ribiškega gospodarja

Last updated: 21. 09. 2016