Aquaculture Management Technical

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Aquaculture Management Technical like?

If you’d enjoy spending your working hours out at sea or working with marine life, then the aquaculture industry could be where you find your ideal job. Aquaculture involves the production of fin fish and shellfish and studying this apprenticeship will help you develop specialist knowledge in this field.  

Scotland’s aquaculture sector is growing at a steady rate. There’s a need for people with specific skills and the apprenticeship will help you progress. Learn about the latest sea survival techniques and how to manage marine equipment.  

Studying the apprenticeship will help you with a range of jobs. Lead your own team as a farm manager. Help to maintain a ship as a deckhand. You can contribute to the future of one of Scotland’s most important sectors.

Entry requirements

You’ll need to have the following qualifications:  

  • a qualification in Aquaculture at SCQF Level 7

  • at least 2 years of experience in the aquaculture industry

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Technical Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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