Required Training: Apprentice Fisher

A person who wishes to work as a fisher and would like to acquire a fishing licence must hold a Professional Fishing Diploma requiring: 1 605 hours.

 
In order to have an equivalent qualification, one must be at least 24 years of age, be an assistant fisher and include with her/his application a written confirmation or a cumulative report from a competent school authority, confirming that she/he has successfully completed a training course of at least 630 hours as follow:

 

Marine Emergency Duties
60 h
 

 

Net Mending
120 h
 

 

Rigging of Fixed & Mobile Gear
165 h
 

 

Introduction to the Trade: Assistant Fisher
90 h
 

 

Fishing trip Preparation
30 h
 

 

Marine Organism Habitats & Lifestyles
30 h
 

 

Rules of the Road
75 h
 
  Means of Communication
30 h
 

 

Product Handling & Preservation
30 h
 
Total :
630 h