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Fishmongers often have the broadest range of skills of any job role in the seafood industry, making them highly valued employees. The Level 2 Fishmonger Apprenticeship Standard equips learners with the skills needed in a modern fishmonger business today. Typically, it takes 18-24 months to complete.

Requirements

There are 3 components to the apprenticeship: the training programme, mandatory qualifications and end point assessment (EPA).

Training Programme

Apprentices will need to successfully complete the 3 mandatory standard components: core knowledge, skills and behaviours, prior to sitting their EPA. For detail of the Standard programme see the ‘Purpose and Structure’ document in the box below.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Level 1 Mathematics
  • Level 1 English

Apprentices are also required to attempt Level 2 English and Maths before sitting their EPA, though success at this level is not compulsory.

To cement apprentices learning prior to end point assessment FDQ offer the Level 2 Certificate in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills as an optional supporting qualification.

Fishmoner End Point Assessment (EPA)

Plans to develop EPA services for the fishmonger standard are now in progress. FDQ expects to be in a position to offer these in 2018 and will be working closely with the Seafood Authority to ensure the tests are compliant.

To find out more about the Level 2 Fishmonger Apprenticeship, FDQ Certificate in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills or EPA, talk to one of our friendly team on 0113 3970 395 or email us at fdq@fdq.org.uk

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