The Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Seafood Training Network

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    Who Are We?

    The Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Seafood Training Network is an initiative established by Seafish, the Seafood Training Academy, Grimsby Institute Group, Grimsby Seafood Village Training School and the National Federation of Fish Friers Training School in Leeds.

    The aims of the Network are;

    i) To signpost training opportunities to the onshore fish and shellfish sector in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire,

    ii) To encourage skills development and career progression,

    iii) To seek funding to support training needs,

    iv) To promote cooperation in the provision of fish and shellfish training across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, and

    v) To provide a voice to fish and shellfish employers in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire over training issues.

     

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    Network Members

    1. Partners

    Network Chair - Nicola Ritchie of Seacill and the Saucy Fish Co.

    Grimsby Institute Group, represented by Emma Durham and Chloe Tate

    Grimsby Seafood Village Training School, represented by Ivan Jaines-White

    National Federation of Fish Friers Training Academy, represented by Lesley Graves of Burton Road Chippy and NFFF Director

    Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy, represented by Lee Cooper

    University of Lincoln - National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach, represented by Mathew Thompson

    National Federation of Fishmongers, represented by Andrew Kenny of Cross of York Fishmongers

    Grimsby Fishmerchants Association, represented by Simon Dwyer

     

    2. Employers

    Flatfish Ltd, Grimsby

    Seachill, Grimsby

    Tower Pet Products, Grimsby

    Papas Fish & Chips, Willerby and Cleethorpes.

    Staal Smokehouse, Long Riston

    Cross of York Fishmongers, York

    Youngs Seafood Ltd, Grimsby

    Alfred Enderby Ltd, Grimsby.

    Burton Road Chippy, Lincoln.

    If you want to become a member of the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Network then please go to this web page for more information and to download the Membership form.

     

    3. Apprenticeship and Training Providers

    Grimsby Institute Group - fish and shellfish apprenticeships and all associated training. Support for careers and recruitment in the region.

    National Federation of Fish Friers Training Academy, Leeds - fish frying and customer service skills, distance learning, open learning and at their fish frying training school in Leeds

    Grimsby Seafood Village Training School - fish smoking, fish and shellfish preparation and retailing training.

    National Centre for Food Manufacturing (University of Lincoln at Holbeach) - undergraduate and foundation degrees for the food industry. Support for food business innovation.

    Seafish - a UK wide network of skills and knowledge trainers, centres and apprenticeship providers. open and eLearning programmes. 100+ YouTube videos.

    Other Providers - see provider page

    If you want to become a Training Provider member of the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Network then please go to this web page for more information and to download the Membership form.

     

    4. Facilities Providers

    Grimsby Institute Group

    National Federation of Fish Friers Training Academy, Leeds

    Grimsby Seafood Village Training School

    National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach

     

    5. Industry Representatives

    National Federation of Fishmongers - represented by Andrew Kenny, President of the NFF.

    National Federation of Fish Friers - represented by Craig Buckley

    If you want to become a member of the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Network then please go to this web page for more information and to download the Membership form.

     

    Terms of Reference of the Seafood Network

    Current Terms of Reference - available here


    Notes from Meetings

    April 2019

    See also

    Network Northern Ireland

    Scottish Network

    Network Wales