News from Scottish Seafood Training Network

    News for 2020 - During and post lockdown

    June 1st 2020 - launch of Scottish funding for seafood training (more information avauilable here.)

    Network partners meeting May 2020 - Notes from May 2020 Meeting Meetings are now monthly during the current crisis.

    Careers Events 2019

    Bang Goes DG! - 8th May 2019- report available here

    Careers Expo, Edinburgh - September 2017

    View the event report here

    A busy and productive day supported by Seafish, with more than 500 students and delegates attending.

    Scottish Network Newsletter - June 2017

    download your copy here.

    The June 2017 Newsletter contains articles on VACCP/TACCP, new food hygiene programmes, quality assessment, smoking and filleting programmes and much more.

    Success for Scottish Seafood Association - Passport to Processing January 2017

    Article published in Fishupdate January 2017 - see original article here.

    Case Study on an apprentice - Andy Plumb of Dawnfresh

    Equipment handover - September 2016. Smoking and filleting training equipment donated to Scottish Seafood Training Network. More information here.

    Scottish Network Newsletter - June 2016

    Published June 2016, articles include information on smoking courses, Polaris Learning and apprenticeships, training courses from the Scottish Seafood Association, Seafish's youtube channel, a proposed survey of Scottish businesses, quality assessment training and opportunities to become a Seafish approved trainer.

    Make sure you get your copy! Download it here


    November 2015

    Download the November 2015 issue of the Scottish Seafood Training Network newsletter here.

    Helen Muir of Dawnfresh becomes Scottish Network Chairman (July 2015)

    Helen Muir, HR Director at Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd has agreed to take the helm of the Scottish Seafood Training Network as Network Chairman. Helen has been a longstanding supporter of training and development in the fish and shellfish industry.

    Scottish Seafood Training Network - It's official! (May 2015)

    Launched on the 28th May before an invited audience of employers, training providers and regional representatives, the SSTN was brought to life by the signing of the Terms of Reference by Will Clark (Scottish Seafood Association Chairman), Ian Land (Seafood Scotland) and Lee Cooper (Head of Onshore Training for Seafish).

    Before the signing, the attendees heard from Helen Muir, Dawnfresh Seafoods HR Director, about the inspirational journey the company has undertaken over the last few years and the benefits of training. Lee Cooper talked about Seafood Training Networks and a briefing was delivered by the F&DNSA on the latest skills audit undertaken on behalf of the Scottish Seafood Partnership.

    Launch photos, presentations and more details here

    Thanks to the staff of

    Port Authority for providing the venue for the launch and being such good hosts.

    And our thanks to the persons who were able to join us on the day and witness the launch as well as those that wished us well from afar.