Scottish Seafood Training Network

Who Are We?

The Seafood Training Network is an initiative established by Seafish, the Seafood Training Academy and the Scottish Seafood Association.

The aims of the Network are;

i) To signpost training opportunities to the onshore fish and shellfish sector in Scotland,

ii) To encourage skills development and career progression,

iii) To seek funding to support training needs,

iv) To promote cooperation in the provision of fish and shellfish training across Scotland, and

v) To provide a voice to fish and shellfish employers in Scotland over training issues.


Network Partners

Network Chair - This employer based position is currently held by Martyn Beard of Associated Seafoods.

Scottish Seafood Association's training services

Seafood Scotland

Skills Development Scotland

Polaris Learning

Independent trainer representative is Liz Soutar

North East Scotland College - (NESCOL)

National Federation of Fishmongers (NFF)

National Federation of Fish Friers representative for Scotland

Seafish's Scotland Industry Engagement Team

Seafish's Onshore Training Team


Terms of Reference of the Scottish Seafood Training Network

Terms of Reference - available here

Partner Meeting Notes

Recent meeting notes are usually available upon request (contact Lee Cooper of Seafish)