East Coast Maritime Training

Sea Fish Industry Authority Mandatory Courses

Fishermen's Basic Safety Training

These courses are aimed at New Entrants to the fishing industry and are a mandatory requirement for all fishermen working aboard a commercial fishing vessel. The following Marine Guidance Note (MGN) 411 gives dtails of courses required for fishing at at Deckhand and skipper Levels and progression routes and qualification equivilants.  

Course Information MGN 411 (opens PDF)

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Non Mandatory Fishermen’s Training & The Introduction to Commercial Fishing Course

With thanks to funding from Seafish, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund we are able to deliver these courses.

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Introduction to Commercial Fishing Course

This NEW 3- week course is FREE to anyone wanting to join the Fishing Industry! The course will cover Personal Survival Techniques, First Aid, Fire Fighting, Health and Safety, Engineering, Stability Awareness, Navigation, Raft Building, Gear and Net Mending, Boat Handling, Galley Duties, Food and Hygiene, Care of the Catch, Seamanship and On Board Procedure.

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