Onshore Approved Training Providers

At Seafish we work in partnership with individuals to ensure that the onshore seafood industry has access to high quality and cost-effective training.

Providers of Seafish training courses
Our network of expert approved training providers deliver a range of training courses which are endorsed by us. To book a training course, you need to contact an approved training provider. Their contact details along with further information can be accessed below. Scroll down or click on the topic you’re interested in and a list from the jump links and that will take you to a list of training providers with their contact details.

Online training invigilated examinations
Some of our training courses follow an open learning programme or can be studied online. Examples include online food hygiene and online health and safety. Following completion of an open learning or online course, please email our Onshore Training team to book an invigilated exam. We will put you in touch with one of our approved exam invigilators.

Food Hygiene

Adrian Barratt, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Surrey - can deliver training throughout the UK 
Contact details: adrianbarratt@btinternet.com, 0208 391 0230
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary   

Paul Bell, Independent Trainer
Location: England      
Contact details: paul@acumen-training.org, 07706 368 730           
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Nick Stobbs, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Carlisle - can deliver training in Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway
Contact: nick.stobbs@riversiderecruitment.co.uk, 01228 590 800 / 07768 300 666 
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Neil Jones, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Grimsby - can deliver training throughout Lincolnshire and the Humber
Contact details: c_e_independent@hotmail.com, 07889 314 984
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Mathew Thompson, University of Lincoln             
Location: England, Lincolnshire - can deliver training throughout the UK 
Contact details: MaThompson@lincoln.ac.uk, 07966 179 174
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary                              

Hugh Mantle, Independent Trainer but also works with National Federation of Fish Friers 
Location: England, North Yorkshire    
Contact details: hughmantle@hotmail.co.uk, 01423 872 455 / 07831 577 296
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary                              

Richard Chivers Independent Trainer
Location: England, Somerset - can deliver training throughout SW England and S Wales
Contact details: richardkchivers@gmail.com, 07811 643 209          
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Martin Syvret, Southern Shellfish Training Centre
Location: England, South West (Devon) - can deliver training in England and Wales 
Contact details: martin@aquafishsolutions.com, 07966 461 810   
Level offered: Introductory - bivalve                       

Anne Ellison Webb, Ellison-Webb Training
Location: England, South West and Birmingham
Contact details: anne@ewt.co.uk, 01736 763 939
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Steve Ellison, Ellison-Webb Training
Location: England, South West and Birmingham
Contact details: anne@ewt.co.uk, 01736 763 939
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary                   

Ian Helmrich, Independent Trainer
Location: England, York - can deliver training in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North of England
Contact details: helmrich@btinternet.com, 07719 920 999
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary                              

Gordon Gibb, Polaris Learning
Location: Scotland
Contact details: gordon@polaris-learning.com, 07739 591 228
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Donna Maver, DM Training Consultants 
Location: Scotland, Aberdeenshire - can deliver training through Scotland and the Isles
Contact details: donna@dmtraining.org, 01224 784 461  
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Liz Soutar, Liz Soutar Training
Location: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway - can deliver training in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Southern Scotland and Cumbria 
Contact details: lizsoutartraining@outlook.com, 07860 601 299
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Martin Valentine, MRV Food Consultancy & Training
Location: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway - can deliver training in Southern Scotland and Cumbria    
Contact details: info@mrvfoodconsultants.co.uk, 07827 334 739                
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Carl Taylor, Tailored Training
Location: Scotland, East coast and central belt
Contact details: carlattailored@aol.com, 07515 485 995
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Ian Meek, Food Technical Services
Location: Scotland, Inverness               
Contact details: ian@foodtechnicalservices.com, 07780 965 049
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Brian Artingstoll, Thistle Seafoods            
Location: Scotland, North East             
Contact details: brian.artingstoll@thistleseafoods.com, 01779 482 732
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Jean Meikle, Scottish Seafood Association
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: jean@scottishseafoodassociation.com, 01779 480 890
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary 

Michael Sim, Thistle Seafoods    
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: michael.sim@thistleseafoods.com, 07813 708 487
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary, Intermediate (eLearning)

Sheila Chapman, Independent Trainer
Location: Scotland, Orkney
Contact details: chapmans65@yahoo.com, 07470 292 517
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Irene Williamson, Train Shetland
Location: Scotland, Shetland
Contact details: irene.williamson@shetland.gov.uk, 01595 744 702
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Peter Kearney, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales - can deliver training throughout Wales and England
Contact details: peterk126@sky.com, 07752 248 292
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary                              

Ursula Hartland, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Rachel Jones, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales, Snowdonia - can deliver courses across North Wales
Contact details: Rachel@a470training.co.uk, 07941 150 236
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Company specific approved training providers

Michael Bates is approved to delivery Introductory, Elementary and Intermediate Food Hygiene training courses to staff at Seafood Ecosse.

HACCP

Adrian Barratt, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Surrey - can deliver training throughout the UK 
Contact details: adrianbarratt@btinternet.com, 0208 391 0230
Level offered: Introductory HACCP    

Neil Jones, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Grimsby - can deliver training throughout Lincolnshire and the Humber
Contact details: c_e_independent@hotmail.com, 07889 314 984
Level offered: Introductory HACCP

Mathew Thompson, University of Lincoln
Location: England, Lincolnshire - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: MaThompson@lincoln.ac.uk, 07966 179 174
Level offered: Introductory HACCP

Richard Chivers, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Somerset - can deliver training throughout SW England and S Wales
Contact details: richardkchivers@gmail.com, 07811 643 209
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Anne Ellison Webb, Ellison-Webb Training
Location: England, South West and Birmingham
Contact details: anne@ewt.co.uk, 01736 763 939
Level offered: Introductory HACCP                              

Ian Helmrich, Independent Trainer
Location: England, York - can deliver training in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North of England
Contact details: helmrich@btinternet.com, 07719 920 999
Level offered: Introductory HACCP

Donna Maver, DM Training Consultants
Location: Scotland, Aberdeenshire - can deliver training through Scotland and the Isles
Contact details: donna@dmtraining.org, 01224 784 461 
Level offered: Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Liz Soutar, Liz Soutar Training
Location: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway - can deliver training in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Southern Scotland and Cumbria
Contact details: lizsoutartraining@outlook.com, 07860 601 299
Level offered: Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Martin Valentine, MRV Food Consultancy & Training
Location: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway - can deliver training in Southern Scotland and Cumbria
Contact details: info@mrvfoodconsultants.co.uk, 07827 334 739               
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Carl Taylor, Tailored Training
Location: Scotland, East coast and central belt
Contact details: carlattailored@aol.com, 07515 485 995
Level offered: Introductory HACCP           

Ian Meek, Food Technical Services
Location: Scotland, Inverness
Contact details: ian@foodtechnicalservices.com, 07780 965 049
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Brian Artingstoll, Thistle Seafoods
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: brian.artingstoll@thistleseafoods.com, 01779 482 732   
Level offered: Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Jean Meikle, Scottish Seafood Association
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: jean@scottishseafoodassociation.com, 01779 480 890
Level offered: Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Michael Sim, Thistle Seafoods
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: michael.sim@thistleseafoods.com, 07813 708 487
Level offered: Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Sheila Chapman, Independent Trainer
Location: Scotland, Orkney
Contact details: chapmans65@yahoo.com, 07470 292 517
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Irene Williamson, Train Shetland              
Location: Scotland, Shetland      
Contact details: irene.williamson@shetland.gov.uk, 01595 744 702
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Peter Kearney, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales - can deliver training throughout Wales and England
Contact details: peterk126@sky.com, 07752 248 292
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Ursula Hartland, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808
Level offered: Introductory HACCP         

Rachel Jones, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales, Snowdonia - can deliver courses across North Wales
Contact details: Rachel@a470training.co.uk, 07941 150 236
Level offered Introductory HACCP, Elementary HACCP

Company specific approved training providers
Michael Bates is approved to delivery Introductory and Elementary HACCP training courses to staff at Seafood Ecosse.

Health and Safety

Trevor Albery, Flatfish
Location: England, North East Lincolnshire
Contact details: trevor.albery1960@icloud.com, 07779 715 882
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Arthur Brecknell, Independent Trainer 
Location: England, North West
Contact details: ab.associates@ymail.com, 07715 917 746
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Steve Ellison, Ellison-Webb Training
Location: England, South West and Birmingham
Contact details: anne@ewt.co.uk, 01736 763 939
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Ian Helmrich, Independent Trainer
Location: England, York - can deliver training in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North of England
Contact details: helmrich@btinternet.com, 07719 920 999
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Gordon Gibb, Polaris Learning
Location: Scotland
Contact details: gordon@polaris-learning.com, 07739 591 228
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Carl Taylor, Tailored Training
Location: Scotland, East coast and central belt
Contact details: carlattailored@aol.com, 07515 485 995
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Brian Artingstoll, Thistle Seafoods
Location: Scotland, North East
Contact details: brian.artingstoll@thistleseafoods.com, 01779 482 732
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Irene Williamson, Train Shetland
Location: Scotland, Shetland
Contact details: irene.williamson@shetland.gov.uk, 01595 744 702
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary              

Ursula Hartland , Independent Trainer
Location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808
Level offered: Introductory, Elementary

Bivalve Purification

Martin Syvret, Southern Shellfish Training Centre
Location: England, South West (Devon) - can deliver training in England and Wales
Contact details: martin@aquafishsolutions.com, 07966 461 810
Level offered: Bivalve Inspections

Andy MacLeod, Food Standards Company
Location: Scotland, Oban - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: andy.macleod@runbox.com, 07540 356 419
Level offered: Bivalve Inspections, Bivalve Operations

Fishmongering

Ivan Jaines-White, Grimsby Seafood Village
Location: England, Grimsby - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: ivan.jaines-white@outlook.com, 07788 598 661

Terry Martin, M & J Seafoods
Location: England, Hampshire - London and SE England
Contact details: Terry.Martin@mjseafoods.co.uk, 07979 705 010

Paul Neve, Independent Trainer              
Location: England, Hull - can deliver training throughout Yorkshire, Humber and elsewhere in the UK
Contact details: neve@samak.karoo.co.uk, 01482 633 639

Hal Dawson, Independent Trainer
Location: Northern Ireland
Contact details: hal.dawson@btinternet.com, 07771 815 589

Gordon Gibb, Polaris Learning
Location: Scotland
Contact details: gordon@polaris-learning.com, 07739 591 228

Peter Kearney, Independent Trainer
Lcoation: Wales - can deliver training throughout Wales and England
Contact details: peterk126@sky.com, 07752 248 292

Ursula Hartland, Independent Trainer
location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808

Fish Filleting and Knife Skills

Ivan Jaines-White, Grimsby Seafood Village
Location: England, Grimsby - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: ivan.jaines-white@outlook.com, 07788 598 661

Terry Martin, M & J Seafoods
Location: England, Hampshire - London and SE England
Contact details: Terry.Martin@mjseafoods.co.uk, 07979 705 010

Paul Neve, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Hull - can deliver training throughout Yorkshire, Humber and elsewhere in the UK
Contact: neve@samak.karoo.co.uk, 01482 633 639

Hal Dawson, Independent Trainer
Location: Northern Ireland
Contact: hal.dawson@btinternet.com, 07771 815 589

Gordon Gibb, Polaris Learning
Location: Scotland
Contact details: gordon@polaris-learning.com, 07739 591 228

Peter Kearney, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales - can deliver training throughout Wales and England
Contact details: peterk126@sky.com, 07752 248 292

Ursula Hartland, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808

Fish Frying

KFE School of Frying Excellence
Location: Lincolnshire, England
Contact details: tanya.henderson@kfeltd.co.uk or sarah.mcloughlin@kfeltd.co.uk, 01778 380 448

National Federation of Fish Friers
Location: England, Leeds
Contact details: training@nfff.co.uk or helen@nfff.co.uk.co.uk, 0113 320 8276

Fish Quality Assessment

Adrian Barratt, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Surrey - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: adrianbarratt@btinternet.com, 0208 391 0230
Level offered: Introductory, Advanced

Paul Neve, Independent Trainer              
Location: England, Hull - can deliver training throughout Yorkshire, Humber and elsewhere in the UK
Contact details: neve@samak.karoo.co.uk, 01482 633 639
Level offered: Introductory        

Arthur Brecknell, Independent Trainer
Location: England, North West
Contact details: ab.associates@ymail.com, 07715 917 746
Level offered: Introductory        

Richard Chivers, Independent Trainer
Location: England, Somerset - can deliver training throughout SW England and S Wales
Contact details: richardkchivers@gmail.com, 07811 643 209
Level offered: Introductory, Advanced

Peter Kearney, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales - can deliver training throughout Wales and England
Contact details: peterk126@sky.com, 07752 248 292
Level offered: Introductory

Ursula Hartland, Independent Trainer
Location: Wales / England
Contact details: suhartland@sky.com, 07752 249 808
Level offered: Introductory

Food Authenticity

Mathew Thompson, University of Lincoln
Location: England, Lincolnshire - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: MaThompson@lincoln.ac.uk, 07966 179 174

Andy MacLeod, Food Standards Company
Location: Scotland, Oban - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: andy.macleod@runbox.com, 07540 356 419

Seafood Smoking

Ivan Jaines-White, Grimsby Seafood Village
Location: England, Grimsby - can deliver training throughout the UK
Contact details: ivan.jaines-white@outlook.com, 07788 598 661
Level offered: Introductory, Advanced

Gordon Gibb, Polaris Learning
Location: Scotland
Contact details: 
gordon@polaris-learning.com, 07739 591 228
Level offered: Introductory

Others seafood training providers

If you are looking for training that isn’t included on the list of Seafish courses above you can try contacting the following training organisations:

Billingsgate Seafood Training School
Website: www.seafoodtraining.org

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
Website: grimsby.ac.uk

Midlands Seafish Industry Training Association
Website: www.midlands-seafish.org.uk

University of Lincoln - National Centre for Food Manufacturing
https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/holbeach/

Contacts

Contact our Onshore Training team
E: onshore@seafish.co.uk
T: 01472 252 300

If you are a trainer interested in becoming approved to deliver our onshore courses contact
Lee Cooper, National Learning & Standards Manager:
E: Lee.Cooper@seafish.co.uk
T: 01482 486 482