Safety and training
A skilled and safe workforce is vital to a thriving seafood industry. We provide training, resources and support for employees and employers.
We co-ordinate training courses, resources and certificates for workers on fishing vessels in the UK. Find a course or qualification that suits you.
There is a range of training, learning and development opportunities for individuals and seafood businesses. Find courses, resources and networks.
Making fishing safer in the UK
Fishing is one of the riskiest jobs in the world. Find out how to make you, your crew and your fishing vessel safer.
Kingfisher Information Services
Information on surface and subsea hazards around the UK to help fishing vessels operate safely at sea. Find out how to get alerts and plotter data.
Careers in the UK seafood industry
The seafood industry needs talented and motivated people for a range of roles. Resources are available for jobseekers and seafood businesses.
Young Seafood Leaders Network
We set up a network to connect the talented young professionals from across the UK seafood industry. Find out how to join and what is involved.
Marine Survey Services
The Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) is now responsible for overseeing the construction of fishing vessels less than 24m registered length.