- December 2013
much has happened regarding professional qualifications, apprenticeships
and the new level 3 IPQ and SVQs that we have set up three new
news Streams - for Fishmongers,
Fish Friers and from
to develop a level
3 SVQ in fish and shellfish begins this month. This new
SVQ will be the Scottish equivelent of the L3
FSIS qualification launched in June.
3 Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills Qualification launched.
First managers sign up for new qualification.
with Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy.
have found their apprentice.
and Lakes Colleges agree articles of association to run the
West Seafood Training Centre.
announce their search for a fishmongering apprentice. More
YouTube Channel launched with 100+ videos on all matters fish
and shellfish. Latest from Seafish
Employer Ownesership of Skills conference fails
to live up to expectations. House of Lords public debate on
Apprenticeships in Food and Drink exceeds expectations. Advanced
Fish Quality Assessment training course is NOT stopped by bad
weather, as fishmonger
battles snow to deliver fish for course.
Training Academy attends Annual Conference of National Skills
Academy for Food and Drink. New SSTA Newsletter
Seafood Academy holds its 2nd annual conference and open
day in Grimsby. Women and Work funding now secured for over
50 learners in the UK.
completes the development of a Level 3 framework in Fish and
Shellfish Industry Skills and hands over to Improve to complete
the process. Women and Work Funding secured for 20+ learners.
the first time, visitor numbers to the Seafood Academy website
exceed 12,000 per month, in fact they surged to almost 16,000
busy month with meetings in Edinburgh, York, Peterbrough and
Grimsby. The level 3 and SVQ developments take up much of our
time. We're developing and piloting a new training course in
Principles of Fishmonger Practice.
Seafood Training Association Newsletter - Summer
2012 See pages 5 and 6 for training information.
in fish and shellfish are proving very popular with seafood
employers - find out more
Level 3 framework and Scottish SVQ to be developed - Industry
meeting in Edinburgh 9th May 2012. If you would like to attend
then email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fish Quality Assessment training course at Campden BRI - booking
are being taken now. - find
out more here
year for Seafish onshore training courses - 2,321 qualifications
issued between January and December 2011.
end of March 2012 is the date at which Scottish funding for
seafood training programmes ends. Will your company have missed
out on low cost funding in a wide range of seafish approved
GRANTS NOW!! ONLY till end MARCH 2012
– HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, and NE SCOTLAND
training courses* ONLY £35 per person
hygiene for fishing vessels, Processors, Smokers, Mongers, and
all Seafood businesses
Fish or shellfish, caught or farmed. Courses at Introductory
or Elementary Level (1 or 2)
Seafood HACCP courses.
REHIS / Seafish approved * courses, certificated and tailored
to the needs of your business and products.
sally moore on 07968 134735 for FITA or see FITA
Apprenticeship Week - look out for news about fish and shellfish
apprenticeships in the SW, NW, NE and SE of England, also Scottish