Fish Welfare

NAFC Marine Centre

Type4 Feb 2020
AddressNAFC Marine Centre, Port Arthur, Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0UN
Start Date4 Feb 2020


1 taught course, or self-study via online distance learning.

This course cover the concepts of fish welfare and the responsibilities of the aquaculture industry to maintain a high standard of fish welfare to meet the fishes’ needs, comply with relevant legislation, enhance productivity, and boost consumer confidence.

The course satisfies the training requirements of the RSPCA welfare standards for farmed Atlantic salmon (based on the ‘Freedom Food’ standards of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee). It also meets the compliance requirements for other certification schemes (including GLOBALG.A.P.) and codes of practice.

The course is aimed at workers in all sectors of the aquaculture industry, including marine and fresh water production, live fish transportation, harvesting and processing.


1-day Taught Course

  • 4 February 2020

Taught courses can also be arranged to suit customers’ requirements – please contact the NAFC Marine Centre.

Self-Study – Online Distance Learning

Online self-study students can start at any time – please contact the NAFC Marine Centre.


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