Safety and training
Seafood businesses must compete with other food producers to access a skilled workforce and address challenges around workplace safety. We provide training, resources and support to help with this.
Careers in the UK Seafood Industry
The UK seafood industry offers a multitude of exciting career prospects with a wide variety of roles and opportunities available.
Our Onshore Training team provide information and assistance for a wide range of training, learning and development opportunities
A range of training options for commercial fishermen working on UK-registered fishing vessels.
Funding to support online learning
Funding is available to support online learning opportunities while Covid-19 social distancing requirements prevents face to face training.
Making fishing safer in the UK
Fishing is one of the riskiest jobs in the world. Safety awareness and training is important for anyone working on a fishing vessel.
Kingfisher Information Services
A free information resource that provides fishers with the locations of surface and subsea hazards around the UK so fishers can operate safely at sea.
Marine Survey Services
From 21 July 2020 responsibility for overseeing the construction and outfit of fishing vessels less than 24m registered length is returning to the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA).