Seagoing training and certificates

We coordinate safety and skills training courses and resources for people who work on UK-registered fishing vessels. Find a course that suits you.

Training courses and online resources

Want to know which training courses you or your crew have to complete, or learn more about the wide range of training courses available? Follow the link below to access information on Commercial fishing training courses.

Want to update your skills and knowledge for free without going on a course? Follow the link below to access information on Commercial fishing online training resources. 

Want to find a training provider so you can book a course? Follow the link below to access details of Approved Training Providers across the country. 

Course participant jumping into liferaft
Participants in sea survival training

ID cards and training certificates 

ID cards and certificates are available to fishing industry workers who have completed training. Find out how to order a new or replacement ID card and certificates by following the link below. 

Funding support for safety training and other courses

Find out how we supported Mark Newlands to become a qualified class one skipper.

Funding may be available for workers on fishing vessels in the UK to improve their skills and safety knowledge. Find out information on which training we can cover, by following the link below to our Funding support for training in the fishing industry webpage. 

Contact us

Email or if you would like to speak to a member of our Training team, please call:

  • Simon Potten (Manager) - 07876 035743
  • Lee Haigh (Adviser) - 07904 660484
  • Katie Hooper (Adviser) – 07966 764151
  • Nikki Hale (Administrator) - 07814 818930 (Mon-Wed)
  • Sharon Hewitt (Administrator) - 07814 818931 (Tue-Fri)
  • Melissa Power (Administrator) – 07943 094564 (Mon-Thu)