Training Centre Contact Details
Shellfish Training Centre contact is Martin
•Scottish Shellfish Training Centre is currently without a trainer, and training is being delivered by the
Southern Shellfish Training Centre. As soon as a trainer is recruited and approved by Seafish normal services will be resumed.
•Seafish coordinator for these programmes is Lee
The Bivalve Purification Operations and Inspections training courses are accreditted by the Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland.
The Scottish Shellfish Training Centre is able to address Bivalve Purification training needs
across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Southern Shellfish Training Centre is able to address Bivalve Purification training needs
in England and Wales.
work together with Seafish to provide a UK wide service, providing operations training to depuration centres across the UK.
Additionally, Seafish supports the training of EHOs.
The training of Environmental Health Officers for the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is delivered by either of the Training Centres, supported by Andy MacLeod
who delivers the Bivalve Purification Inspections part of the two-day shellfish hygiene programme.
The purpose of the two-day programme is to equip EHOs with
the knowledge required to undertake balanced and proportionate inspections of depuration and dispatch centres.