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This webpage will be used to archive news from 2012 onwards, after it is 12 months old.
Archived News Topics
Apprenticeship Workshops for Employers - 2014
Women and Work Funding for 2014
World Seafood Congress 2015
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2012-onwards Archived Content
August - December 2013
So much has happened regarding professional qualifications, apprenticeships and the new level 3 IPQ and SVQs that we have set up three new news Streams - for Fishmongers, Fish Friers and from Seafish.
Level 3 Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills Qualification launched. First managers sign up for new qualification.
Grimsby signs PPA with Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy.
Harrods have found their apprentice.
Blackpool and Lakes Colleges agree articles of association to run the North West Seafood Training Centre.
Harrods announce their search for a fishmongering apprentice. More info here.
Seafish YouTube Channel launched with 100+ videos on all matters fish and shellfish. Latest from Seafish
Employer Ownesership of Skills conference fails to live up to expectations. House of Lords public debate on Apprenticeships in Food and Drink exceeds expectations. Advanced Fish Quality Assessment training course is NOT stopped by bad weather, as fishmonger battles snow to deliver fish for course.
Seafood Training Academy attends Annual Conference of National Skills Academy for Food and Drink. New SSTA Newsletter out - Winter 2012
The Seafood Academy holds its 2nd annual conference and open day in Grimsby. Women and Work funding now secured for over 50 learners in the UK.
Seafish completes the development of a Level 3 framework in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills and hands over to Improve to complete the process. Women and Work Funding secured for 20+ learners.
For the first time, visitor numbers to the Seafood Academy website exceed 12,000 per month, in fact they surged to almost 16,000 for September
A busy month with meetings in Edinburgh, York, Peterbrough and Grimsby. The level 3 and SVQ developments take up much of our time. We're developing and piloting a new training course in Principles of Fishmonger Practice.
Scottish Seafood Training Association Newsletter - Summer 2012 See pages 5 and 6 for training information.
Apprenticeships in fish and shellfish are proving very popular with seafood employers - find out more here
New Level 3 framework and Scottish SVQ to be developed - Industry meeting in Edinburgh 9th May 2012. If you would like to attend then email firstname.lastname@example.org
Intermediate Fish Quality Assessment training course at Campden BRI - booking are being taken now. - find out more here
Bumper year for Seafish onshore training courses - 2,321 qualifications issued between January and December 2011.
The end of March 2012 is the date at which Scottish funding for seafood training programmes ends. Will your company have missed out on low cost funding in a wide range of seafish approved training courses?
TRAINING GRANTS NOW!! ONLY till end MARCH 2012
SCOTLAND – HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, and NE SCOTLAND
Seafood training courses* ONLY £35 per person
hygiene for fishing vessels, Processors, Smokers, Mongers, and
all Seafood businesses
All REHIS / Seafish approved * courses, certificated and tailored to the needs of your business and products.
National Apprenticeship Week - look out for news about fish and shellfish apprenticeships in the SW, NW, NE and SE of England, also Scottish apprenticeships.