CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MICRO-QUALIFICATION IN MAINTAINING SEAFOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY
Applications are invited for suitable Kiritimati (Christmas Island), based Kiribati nationals from the fisheries sector, such as deckhands, fishers, market vendors, seafood market Intermediaries, small-scale processors, aquaculture farmers, seafood retailers or suppliers to undertake the above course at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific TAFE.
The USP- Pacific European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) project providing scholarships to 20 eligible candidates. This course will be offered face-to-face from 12 – 16 February 2024 in Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati.
This micro-qualification focuses on seafood safety and quality, outlining the causes and reduction methods of seafood spoilage; quality control factors; critical control points of hazards and high-risk factors of contamination and spoilage; practicing personal, equipment and workplace hygiene; maintaining cold chain; value adding; disposal and commercial merits of waste products; and best practice guidelines of seafood safety and quality standards. The programme is divided into 3 modules delivered face-to-face over 5 days:
A holder of this micro-qualification will be equipped with key knowledge and skills that are required to ensure that safety and quality of seafood is maintained from ‘hook to plate’.
Applicants must have:
12 – 16 February 2024
WHAT IS COVERED:
Tuition fees and transportation arrangements to and from training venue.
Training sessions include meals.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10 January 2024
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.