Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills (1288)

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2016

These qualifications provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge to work on all aspects of the fish and shellfish production process.  Learners will be assessed in the workplace and on completion will have the skills and confidence to work effectively in the industry.   

 These qualifications are designed for trainees, new recruits and experienced workers in the fish and shellfish industry.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You'll cover things like:
  • Assembling Fish/Shellfish products by hand
  • Grade fish/shellfish by hand.
  • Understand how to pack and ice fish/shellfish
You will learn on the job in the work environment. Assessment will also take place in the workplace and will include observation and a portfolio of evidence to meet the criteria of the qualification.Which Level is right for me?Level 2
Ideal for those with one or two years of experience of fish and shellfish processing, retail and service and support operations. You are competent at core production and/or manufacturing activities and are looking for ways of developing existing skills and knowledge.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles in the fish and shellfish processing industry, including:

  • Food processing operative
  • Manufacturing production manager
  • Packaging operative/Manager
  • Quality control inspector
  • Retail assistant.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment. You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards. To find all the resource requirements, download the handbooks from the centre documents section. These qualifications have been designed especially for those working within the fish and shellfish industry.

Level 2

This level is ideal for those with one or two years of experience who are competent at core production and/or manufacturing activities and are looking for ways of developing existing skills and knowledge to support production.

There are two qualifications available at this Level. These comprise mandatory and optional units including:

·         Process fish by hand

·         Understand how to gut and clean fish by hand

·         Contribute to the effectiveness of  food retail operations

·         Store goods and materials in food operations

 

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles in the meat and poultry processing industry, including:

·         Fish and Shellfish processing operative

·         Manufacturing production manager

·         Packaging operative/manager

·         Quality control inspector

·         Retail assistant

 

Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills (1288-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills

  • Accreditation No: 600/3977/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 27 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 86 - 277 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma for Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills (1288-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 Diploma for Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills

  • Accreditation No: 600/3978/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 37 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 128 - 279 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

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