are four different training courses for staff and managers in
Bivalve Purification and Despatch Centres, as well as a work
based proficiency qualification at level 2 for operatives and
and Supervisors may also be interested in the Level 3 VRQ in
Bivalve Purification Management.
even a training course for EHOs in Bivalve Purification Inspections
- see this
Seafish booklet BVP
Training Brochure details all of the programmes and
3 - Route Map to training in bivalve purification sector
6 - information about the BVP Operations and BVP Management
7 - Vocationally related qualifications - IPQs
9 - Course costs and registration
Training Course Information
details available here
and from the Shellfish Training Centres and Seafish
Purification Operations: a half day training
course that covers
the main aspects of operating a Bivalve Purification and Dispatch
theory-based course can be delivered on site or offsite. Suitable
for all staff.
See this leaflet
• Bivalve Purification Management:
a three day intensive course covering all
of the theory of running a BVPDC.
course also includes a great deal
of hands on practical activity closely examining the biology
and their impact on the purification process. Suitable for managers
can lead to a qualification at Level 3 in Bivalve
purification management or even a full professional
qualification for Bivalve Managers..
Purification Inspections: a one day course for EHOs
responsible for inspecting BVPDC. The course provides practical
on what it is reasonable to expect of a BVPDC and its staff.
Course overview and syllabus available