Trailblazer Apprenticeships/Apprenticeships for England


Trailblazer Apprenticeships for the seafood industry include:

  • Food Process Operations (Levels 2 and 3) - This includes seafood processing and manufacturing. Developed by the Food and Drink National Skills Academy, more information is available on this webpage;
  • Fishmongering (Level 2) - This includes supermarket, independent and mobile fishmongers. Launched in 2017; More information is available on this webpage
  • Fish Frying - following discussions during 2017, Seafish will support pilots to roll out production cooking and other hospitality standards in the fish frying sector. See this webpage for more information on these standards and any trial.

Sources of Information

For more information please email or telephone 01472 252300.

For fish processing apprenticeships contact Seafish or the F&D NSA in York;

For fishmonger apprenticeships contact Seafish or the NFF;

For fish frying apprenticeships contact Seafish or the NFFF or People1st.

General information on Trailblasers and apprenticeship funding.  

Pending Content

Information on case studies, new recognised providers, reports on the pilots. Please see articles in the NFF and NFFF newslatter/magazine.  

Not covered by a Trailblazer?

Those sectors not covered by a suitable trailblazer may consider the Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills based qualifications while they are still available in England. See apprenticeships for Wales and Northern Ireland for more information.