Trailblazer Apprenticeships for Fishmongers

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The Fishmonger Trailblazer was devloped by a a small group of fishmongers under the Chairmanship of Andrew Kenny of Cross of York Fishmongers and National Federation of Fishmongers. The Standard and Assessment Plans were published in late 2016 and early 2017.

Sources of Information

The Fishmonger Trailblazer Standard and assessment plan can be found on this webpage, which also provides a link to potential on programme training providers.

Contact a potential Seafish recognised provider - includes on programme training providers and end point assessment organisations.

For more information please email or telephone 01472 252300.

For information on the previous (Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills) Appenticeships that will continue to available until 2018 as a proficiency qualification at levels 2 and 3, please see the Apprenticeships for Wales and Northern Ireland Topic as they use the same proficiency qualifications at the core of their apprenticeships.


Pending Content

Content on Fishmonger Trailblazer Apprenticeship will be added as soon as it emerges:

  • Apprenticeship Training Providers: Organiations that will assist employers with administration, training and preparation of the apprentice for their final assessment
  • End Point Asessment Organisations: The body(ies) that will be responsible for administering the end point knowledge test, skills assessment and professional interview.
  • The process of demonstrating skills and knowldge and completing the apprenticeship:
  • The External Quality Assurance body that will ensure that the process of achieving the apprenticeship is appropriate, consistent and fair to all apprentices: - we have applied to Ofqual to take over this role and if agreed, a revised Assessment Plan will be published in September/October 2017. To find out more please email