Us - For more information please contact
the Seafish, Seafood Scotland or Scottish Seafood Association
members of the Steering Group - click
here for contact details
Seafood Training Network is an initiative established by Seafish, the Seafood Training Academy, the Scottish Seafood Association, and fish and shellfish apprenticeship
and training providers in Scotland. The aims of the Network are;
To signpost training opportunities to the onshore fish and shellfish sector in Scotland,
To encourage skills development and career progression,
To seek funding to support training needs,
To promote cooperation in the provision of fish and shellfish training across Scotland,
To provide a voice to fish and shellfish employers in Scotland over training issues.
Plans and Opportunities
Upskilling funding continues into 2021 find out more here
Network Chairman - Helen Muir, Group HR Director, Dawnfresh
Jimmy Buchan / and Jean Meikle - Scottish
Donna Fordyce - Seafood Scotland
Gerry McBride - Skills Development Scotland
Duncan Abernathy and Linda Hope - North East Scotland College (NESCOL)
Gordon Gibb - Polaris Learning
Independent trainer representative - TBC
Ian Land - Seafish Scotland Regional Team
Lee Cooper - Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy
National Federation of Fishmongers representative for Scotland - TBC
National Federation of Fish Friers representative for Scotland - TBC
Calum Richardson - independent fish frier, The Bay Fish and Chips.
Apprenticeship and Training Providers
following training providers offer fish and shellfish specific
training in Scotland.
Scottish Seafood Association/Jean Meikle - for all compliance and standards related training for SSA members
Liz Soutar Training (SW Scotland) for food hygiene and HACCP related training - Seafish approved trainer
Ian Meek (NW Scotland) for food hygiene and HACCP related training - Seafish approved trainer. Ian also provides guidance on shellfish purification
DM Training (Grampian) - Donna Maver - is approved to deliver food hygiene and HACCP training up to advanced level.
MAS Food Consultancy Ltd / Michael Sim (for none SSA related training)
Polaris Learning Ltd - Fish and Shellfish Apprenticeships, knife skills training and smoking courses.
Colleges and Facilities Providers
North East Scotland College (NESCOL, Fraserburgh)- Smoking training centre etc. Contact D Abernethy
College - contact J Govan
City of Glasgow College - contact M Donald
Terms of Reference of the Scottish Seafood Training Network
Terms of Reference - available
Partner Meeting Notes
recent meeting note are available upon request
you want to become a member of the Network then please go
webpage for more information and to download a Membership form.
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