From this Topic Page you should be able to access with just one
more click everything we have on this topic including webpages,
pdfs, video files etc. If you cannot find what you want then please
email email@example.com and explain clearly the information
Topic Page is an Introductory guide to the Seafood Industry
introduction to the seafood industry, from catch to cooking is potentially
a vast area of study as it can encompass fisheries and food science,
economics and marketing as well as the culinary arts.
purpose of this Topic page is to identify some of the resources
available from Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy to help
students and others study aspects of the seafood industry. If the
resources of the Seafish and Academy websites are combined with
the skills and knowledge training available from Seafish approved
trainers than almost every aspect of the seafood industry can be
studied to a level of detail that will satisfy almost all learners.
is the challenge. This topic page will address the first steps in
taking on that challenge, but ultimately success is down to the
determination and perseverance of the individual learner.
you have a specific learning need then this webpage and the Academy
website may well satisfy your need. If you would like a more guided
approach then you could do worse than start with the following two
occupational standards in fish and shellfish product knowledge.
A review of these standards may well help you to decide where to
start and what your ultimate goal is.
finfish product knowledge and Principles of shellfish,
non marine finfish and other marine seafood products, product
knowledge are two units that together cover all aspects of the seafood
industry. They are not learning materials in their own right, but
are more of a specification for what a learner should know and understand
about fish and shellfish.
are many more units on fish and shellfish available as part of the
2 or Level
3 fish and shellfish Diplomas.
way forward: Download and print off the two product knowledge standards
above. Go through them and mark up the questions you would like
to be able to answer. Now you know what you need to learn.
Seafood Training Academy website should be your primary source of
information. Much of what you need to know is on the website or
available via a link from this site. If there are gaps then tell
us about it and we'll do our best to find the information you
Library Guides - these are informal webpages that are developed
in response to specific requests. Over time they grow as data
is added. They can become out of date over time as they are infrequently
study guides - Developed to assist apprentices and others.
We have only a few online study guides, but can add to the list
in response to request. Part 7 of the Introduction
to fishmongering provides a handy introduction to the seafood
industry. Part 7 is one of 9 Parts to this study guide that cover:
Overview : This Study Guide has been set up for individuals
who want an introduction to the skills and knowledge needed
by fishmongers. Content will be added and amended over time
so please occasionally revisit this webpage to see what else
is on offer. To provide feedback or request additional content
please email the academy. The following issues are addressed
in this Study Guide.
1. Industry led training courses
2.Food safety and health & safety
3.Fish&shellfish preparation and knife skills
4.Display and merchandising
7.The Seafood Industry
8.Responsible sourcing and sustainability
9.Technical Documents and Open Learning Modules
Youtube Channel - "SeafishTheAuthority"
contains over 100 informative and interesting videos on the seafood
industry including training videos, commentaries on the seafood
industry and much more. You can visit
this academy webpage to access some of the main training video
Learning Resources - This Topic page on the Academy
website provides access to online food safety, smoking and fish
frying materials, study guides and online videos.
to Seafood - This topic page provides access to product information
on round fish, flatfish, shellfish, warmwater fish, oil rich fish
etc. The content is drawn from the 2010 version of the Seafood
Guide. Seafish has updated the Seafood Guide in 2014 and it is
available as a high quality printed publication - for more information
publications are available on a wide variety of topics - for more
information consult the Seafish Publications
addition to online learning you may wish to undertake training with
a Seafish approved trainer or even undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship
or Level 3 Diploma.
more information please review the training course and apprenticeships
sections of the site or contact an:
can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with specific request for information.
be developed in response to requests.