Fishmonger Skills VRQ

The Fishmonger Skills Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is a Level 3 award designed to improve the skills and knowledge of those working in the seafood retail sector.

Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ)The qualification is supported by courses that combine multiple teaching methods including face-to-face training, print materials, DVDs, and online learning, and candidates will gain a level 3 Award upon successful completion.

The qualification is comprised of three mandatory units:

  • Principles of Fish and Shellfish Displays
  • Principles of Fishmonger Practice
  • Principles of the Fishmonger Industry

On top of these, learners must also complete two of the following optional units:

  • Demonstrate Skills in Displaying Fish and Shellfish for Sale
  • Demonstrate Skills in Processing Fish by Hand
  • Demonstrate Skills in Processing Shellfish by Hand

The qualification is approved by Seafish and accredited by Food and Drink Qualifications Ltd, and a Level 3 certificate is awarded to candidates who can demonstrate appropriate skills and understanding after completing the required units as part of an approved training programme.

This Level 3 qualification shares some common units with the Level 3 and 2 Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills (FSIS) vocational qualifications well.

More information is available at the Seafood Training Academy. If you would like to take this course, please contact us.