Seafood Training Academy

Centre of Excellence: Seafood

Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy play a key leadership role in fish and shellfish training and development in the UK. Seafish offers a variety of tailored programmes equipping individuals and businesses with the skills, understanding and knowledge to prosper in this dynamic industry. 

As the centre of excellence for the fish and shellfish network within the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, the Seafood Training Academy brings together the resources of a broad network of trainers and training organisations across the UK.

The Seafood Training Academy is a collaboration between Seafish and other partners.

From health and safety certificates to degrees and vocational qualifications, participating in learning and training can give you the knowledge and experience to progress to bigger and more rewarding roles in the seafood industry.

At Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy we are proud to provide fish and shellfish specific training opportunities for our industry.  Our approved trainers and centres, recognised apprenticeship providers and partners in the Academy can help you with your fish and shellfish related training needs.

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Courses we offer

Advanced Fish Quality Assessment

The advanced course covers all aspects of the asse…

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Advanced Fish Smoking

A substantial training programme delivered at a Se…

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Basic fish smoking

A short practical training programme delivered by…

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Fish Frying and Customer Service Skills

Developed by Seafish and the NFFF, and delivered b…

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Fish Frying Management

This 3 day training course available from the NFFF…

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Health and Safety

This open learning programme can be used for self-…

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Intermediate Food Hygiene

This Level 3 food safety training programme is ava…

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Introduction to HACCP

With multiple scenarios from bivalve to fish fryin…

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Introductory Fish Smoking

A short training programme delivered by a Seafish…

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Introductory Fish/shellfish Quality Assessment

This one day taught course is available in three f…

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Introductory Food Hygiene in the Seafood Industry

A Level 1 food safety training programme: <br> <br>This…

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7 Earl’s Court
Priory Park East
East Riding of Yorkshire

Tel: 01482 486482

Main contact
Lee Cooper