England, from 2017/18 Trailblazer Apprenticeships will replace almost
all of the existing apprenticeship frameworks.
have been given approval to develop their own Trailblazer, and the
new Trailblazer Apprenticeship will replace the existing fish
and shellfish apprenticeship by 2018 (in England only).
group of fishmonger employers under the Chairmanship of Andrew Kenny
(NFF President and Cross of York Ltd) have developed a 2 page Fishmonger
Standard which during February is available to fishmongers
you wish to be part of the formal consultation then please email
of the Food and Drink National Skills Academy. The F&DNSA is
working closely with Seafish to support the NFF and Fishmongering
Employers to develop the new Standard.
If you have
informal comments on the Standard then you can email these to Lee.Cooper@Seafish.Co.UK
Standard is in four parts:
Profile - a brief description of what it means to be a fishmonger;
Knowledge - in many ways Fishmongers are the most skillful
individuals in the seafood industry. have we captured all of the
knowledge you need to have as a fishmonger?
Skills - are these appropriate? Are we asking too much or too
- These are new to apprenticeships and the behaviors describe how
the fishmonger carries out their job. Have we got them right?
We need to here
from you so please contact matt hardy and let him know what you