Certificate in Fishmonger Skills

PG24114

Programme Overview Programme Overview

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. 


Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

Dublin

Tuesday 30th August

Unit 1 – Hygiene and Food Safety in Seafood Retailing

 

Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st September

Unit 2 – Fish Filleting and Preparation Skills

Seafood Industry Trip

 

Tuesday 4th October

Unit 3 & 4 – Seafood Labelling and Nutrition – Seafood Nutrition

 

Tuesday 18th October

Unit 5 – Seafood Quality and Freshness

 

Wednesday 19th October

Unit 6 & 7 – Seafood Culinary Skills – Customer Service

 

September/October

Half day Mentoring in place of work (with one of the trainers)

 

October/November

Final Assessment (in place of work)

 

Cork

Tuesday 23rd August

Unit 1 – Hygiene and Food Safety in Seafood Retailing

 

Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th September

Unit 2 – Fish Filleting and Preparation Skills

 

Monday 26th September

Unit 3 & 4 – Seafood Labelling and Nutrition – Seafood Nutrition

 

Seafood Industry Trip

 

Tuesday 25th October
Unit 5 – Seafood Quality and Freshness

 

Wednesday 26th October

Unit 6 & 7 – Seafood Culinary Skills – Customer Service

 

September/October

Half day Mentoring in place of work (with one of the trainers)

 

October/November

Final Assessment (in place of work)

Who is the Programme for

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.

 

Locations

BIM Head Office, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Seafood Innovation Hub, Clonakilty, Co Cork

 

Duration and Timeline

The programme will be delivered on seven days over a three-month period.

Learners will also receive a half-day on-site mentoring.

 

Training Methodology

Combination of classroom-based learning, mentoring, demonstrations and practical training sessions.

 

Certification

QQI Level 5, 15 Credit, Special Purpose Award in Fishmonger Skills.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Progression and Employment Opportunities

This is a stand-alone special purpose award at level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). Seafood Retail Sector.

 

Assessment

Written assignment (20%)

Learner record (20%)

Skills demonstration (60%)

 

Fees

€350

 


How to Apply How to Apply

1

Download the Training Programme Application form

The Training Programme Application form

 

2

Submit your application

By email: seafoodskills@bim.ie 

or

By post:
Seafood Skills, An Bord Iascaigh Mhara,
Crofton Road, Dún Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin A96 E5A0.

3

After submitting your application

Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of receipt of their application form.


For more information contact

Trade Development Officer

Lorraine O'Byrne

Food Safety & Seafood Quality Skills Specialist (Retail)

Carol McWeeney