Bivalve Purification Training Courses and Qualifications

Bivalve Purification Training Options

There 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 supervisors.

Managers and Supervisors may also be interested in the Level 3 VRQ in Bivalve Purification Management.

There's even a training course for EHOs in Bivalve Purification Inspections - see this leaflet.

This Seafish booklet BVP Training Brochure details all of the programmes and training available.

Page 3 - Route Map to training in bivalve purification sector

Page 6 - information about the BVP Operations and BVP Management courses

Page 7 - Vocationally related qualifications - IPQs and VRQs

Page 9 - Course costs and registration


More Training Course Information

More details available here and from the Shellfish Training Centres and Seafish

Bivalve Purification Operations: a half day training course that covers
the main aspects of operating a Bivalve Purification and Dispatch Centre (BVPDC).

This theory-based course can be delivered on site or offsite. Suitable for all staff. See this leaflet

REHIS accredited

Bivalve Purification Management: a three day intensive course covering all
of the theory of running a BVPDC.

The course also includes a great deal
of hands on practical activity closely examining the biology of bivalves
and their impact on the purification process. Suitable for managers and Supervisors.

Course can lead to a qualification at Level 3 in Bivalve purification management or even a full professional qualification for Bivalve Managers..

REHIS accredited

Bivalve Purification Inspections: a one day course for EHOs and others
responsible for inspecting BVPDC. The course provides practical guidance
on what it is reasonable to expect of a BVPDC and its staff. Course overview and syllabus available here.

REHIS accredited