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Fish husbandry and fisheries management apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the fish husbandry and fisheries management sector.

This apprenticeship offers the chance to work at one of more than 180 different fisheries management businesses across the UK.

Training opportunities

The fish husbandry sector is strictly regulated because of EU and UK laws on fisheries, and there are often changes to these laws. You’ll be trained to be knowledgeable of the changes to fish care.

You’ll help monitor and care for fish, maintaining their health, preventing disease and improving their environment.

Types of apprenticeships

Intermediate level apprenticeships

You could train in roles like:

  • aquatics assistant
  • fishery assistant
  • water bailiff

Apply for a fish husbandry and fisheries management

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education