15 days


£Fully funded


  • Maritime


  • Scottish Maritime Academy

Why take this course?

This Seafish/EMFF fully funded course is ideal for school leavers or anyone who is considering entering the fishing sector.

The course includes all four mandatory safety courses which are legally required by any person wishing to work at sea as a fisherman plus training in the use of fishing gear, catch handling and watchkeeping.

What you will experience

  • Shore-based safety training
  • Gear and catch handling
  • Net mending
  • Rope work
  • Navigation
  • Boat handling
  • Mandatory Seafish safety courses (Sea Survival; Health and Safety; First Aid and Firefighting)
  • Basic fishing vessel stability