Working with Lakes College West Cumbria

To deliver fish and shellfish industry skills vocational qualifications and apprenticeships to employers in the Lake District and NW of England


Specialties: Lakes College specialise in food/seafood smoking training , and in 2014 are expected to become a Seafish approved training centre for fish and shellfish smoking training using the new AFOS Micro Kiln.

Outline Profile

Name of organisation: Lakes College West Cumbria

Name of main contact: Sam Craig (alternative contacts are Kirsty Stewart and Danielle Griffiths)

City/Town of main office: Workington

Geographical coverage: Lake District and NW England in collaboration with Blackpool and the Fylde College as part of the NW Seafood Training Centre.


Telephone number: 01946 839300


Lakes College West Cumbria
Hallwood Road
Lillyhall Business Park
CA14 4JN

Main website Address:


Awarding Organisation and Fish/Shellfish Awards Offered

Level 2 Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills

Awarded by Food and Drink Qualifications Ltd

Covers fish processing, fishmongering and fish frying.

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Case Studies and Leaflets:


Events and Activities:

Lakes College co-delivered a talk at the 2012 Seafood Academy Open Day on their support for the Prison Service's rehabilitation activities and smoking training at HMP Haverigg.

Courses and programmes