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.
Unit 1 – Hygiene and Food Safety in Seafood Retailing – Tuesday 5th September
Unit 2 – Fish Filleting and Preparation Skills – Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th September
Unit 3 & 4 – Seafood Labelling and Nutrition – Seafood Nutrition – Tuesday 3rd October
Seafood Industry Trip – Date TBC
Unit 5 – Seafood Quality and Freshness – Tuesday 31st October
Unit 6 & 7 – Seafood Culinary Skills – Customer Service – Wednesday 1st November
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
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.
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.