Aquaculture Trainer & Assessor

NAFC Marine Centre

AddressNAFC Marine Centre, Port Arthur, Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0UN
Closing Date5pm, Tuesday 30 April 2019.


The NAFC Marine Centre is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to join its busy aquaculture training team. The successful applicant will assist in the development, delivery and assessment of a range of training courses for the aquaculture industry.

Applicants should have a Scottish Vocational Qualification in Aquaculture at Level 3, or equivalent, and a good working knowledge and experience of fish husbandry and fish farm production. Applicants should also have, or will be expected to achieve, an SVQ Assessor award.

The successful candidate will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG Scheme) or undergo a PVG Scheme Update. Some out-of-hours work and travel outside Shetland will also be required.



A full job description, person specification and application documents can be obtained by contacting NAFC Marine Centre Reception or at:

Interested persons are encouraged to contact Stuart Fitzsimmons for an informal discussion:, 01595 772000.

The closing date for applications is: 5pm on Tuesday 30th April 2019.


NAFC Marine Centre is the operating name of the Shetland Fisheries Training Centre Trust.
Scottish Charity Number SC003715