Offshore Approved Training Providers

Delivery of our fishermen's training courses is coordinated by our network of Approved Training Providers (ATPs) and delivered by Seafish-approved instructors.

To find out dates of courses, fees or to book onto a training course contact your nearest ATP (see below).

Current offshore approved training providers have been listed by region below; please click on the region which you live in to find your nearest ATPs:

England

Anglo-Scottish Seafish Industry Group Training Association

Based in Amble  Mainly Covering the N.E of England

Contact: Dennis Osborne
Tel: 01665 713823/07702 042551
E-mail: assta.amble@gmail.com

Eastern Seafish Training Association

Based in Thetford  Mainly Covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex

Contact: Clive Monk
Tel: 01362 822449/07754 196777
E-Mail: clivemonkesta@btinternet.com
Web: www.eastern-seafish.org.uk 

NEAT Training Fishermen`s College

Based in Lyme Regis  Mainly Covering Somerset, Dorset and East/North Devon

Contact: Steve Postles
Tel: 01297 445097/07717 752544
E-Mail: steve.jurassic@yahoo.co.uk
 

Red Ensign Training

Based in Cowes  Covering the Isle Of Wight

Contact: Andrew Dale
Tel: 01983 294088
E-Mail: andrew@redensigntraining.com
Web: www.redensigntraining.com

Seafood Cornwall Training

Based in Newlyn  Covering Cornwall

Contact: Sarah Crosbie/Christopher Ranford
Tel: 01736 364324
E-Mail: info@seafoodcornwalltraining.co.uk
Web: www.seafoodcornwalltraining.co.uk

Seahaven Maritime Academy

Based in Newhaven  Covering South East England

Contact: Steve Brand
Tel: 01273 514050
E-Mail: steve@sma-training.co.uk
Web: www.seahavenmaritimeacademy.co.uk

 

Western MaritimeTraining

Based in Plymouth Mainly Covering South West England

Contact: Hazel Bennett
Tel: 01752 770589
E-Mail: bookings@swta.co.uk
Web: www.swta.co.uk

Whitby & District Fishing Industry Training School

Contact: Anne Hornigold
Tel:   01947 825871/077969 43996
E-mail: info@whitbyfishingschool.co.uk
Web: www.whitbyfishingschool.co.uk

Yorkshire & Humber Fishermen's Training Association

Contact: Kim Jensen
Tel: 01964 204044
E-Mail: training.yhfta@hotmail.com

Scotland

North East Scotland College (Scottish Maritime Academy)

Based in Peterhead 

Contact: Linda Hope
Tel: 01779 476204/07540 715856
E-Mail: lhope@nescol.ac.uk
Web: www.smaritime.co.uk

Fish Industry Training Association

Based in Carradale  Covering The highlands and West of Scotland  

Contact: Lachie Paterson
Tel: 01583 431570/07771 681428
E-Mail: lachie.paterson@btinternet.com
Web: www.fita.info

NAFC Marine Centre

Based in Shetland

Contact: Mark Fullerton or Caroline Hepburn
Tel: 01595 772000
E-Mail: mark.fullerton@uhi.ac.uk or caroline.hepburn@uhi.ac.uk
Web: www.nafc.ac.uk

North East Fishermen's Training Association

Based in Fraserburgh  Covering N.E, Scotland 

Contact: James Buchan
Tel: 01346 513074
E-Mail: office@nefta.info
Web: www.info@nefta.info

Orkney Fisheries Training Association

Contact: Jeff Temple
Tel: 01856 850103/07714 299138
E-Mail: jeff@stromness.fsbusiness.co.uk

South of Scotland Seafish Training Association

Based in Eyemouth  Covering The Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway

Contact: David Gilchrist
Tel: 01890 751344/07856 023172
E-Mail: sosstatraining@aol.com

Western Isles Sea Fisheries Training Association

Based in Isle of Lewis  Covering the Western Isles of Scotland 

Contact: Duncan MacInnes
Tel: 01851 702385/07748 332595
E-Mail: duncan@craigard.co.uk

Northern Ireland

Sea Fish Industry Training Association

Contact: Juanita Emerson
Tel: 02842 771556/07484019496
E-Mail: training@sfitaportavogie.co.uk

ANIFPO Ltd (Kilkeel)

Contact: Lynda McCall
Tel: 02841 762855
E-Mail: lynda@ANIFPO.com

Wales

Coleg Llandrillo

Based in Rhos on Sea  Covering North Wales and N.W England

Contact: Andy White
Tel: 01492 546666 Ext 523
E-Mail: white1a@gllm.ac.uk
Web: www.llandrillo.ac.uk

Welsh Sea Fish Industry Training Association

Based in Llandeilo Covering North, Central & South Wales

Contact: Jim Williamson
Tel: 01558 823088/07813 716060
E-Mail: welshsfi@aol.com

 

Guernsey

States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

Contact: Christopher Morris
Tel: 01481 234567
E-Mail: chris.morris@commerce.gov.gg