Certificate in Fishmonger Skills
This programme will equip the learner with the essential knowledge and skills to work competently in seafood retailing. Learners will have an opportunity to develop their technical fish filleting skills and will undertake training in a range of topics including food safety, fish quality assessment, seafood labelling and culinary skills.
Dublin – August dates to be confirmed
Cork – November dates to be confirmed
The programme is open to individuals who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in seafood retailing. It will be of particular interest to new entrants working with independent fishmongers or on a supermarket fresh fish counter. It would also be of interest to existing staff who want to receive a qualification in fishmonger skills.
BIM Head Office, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
Seafood Innovation Hub, Clonakilty, Co Cork
The programme will be delivered on seven days over a three-month period.
Learners will also receive a half-day on-site mentoring.
Combination of classroom-based learning, mentoring, demonstrations and practical training sessions.
QQI Level 5, 15 Credit, Special Purpose Award in Fishmonger Skills.
The ability to read, write and communicate efficiently in English. (For learners, whose first language is not English, the applicant must have efficiency in English to level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
This is a stand-alone special purpose award at level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). Seafood Retail Sector.
Written assignment (20%)
Learner record (20%)
Skills demonstration (60%)
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seafood Skills, An Bord Iascaigh Mhara,
Crofton Road, Dún Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin A96 E5A0.
Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of receipt of their application form.