CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: MICRO-QUALIFICATION IN MAINTAINING SEAFOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY
Applications are invited for suitable Tarawa 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 27 November to 1 December 2023, in Tarawa, 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:
27 November – 1 December 2023
WHAT IS COVERED:
Tuition fees and transportation arrangements to and from training venue.
Training sessions include meals.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 October 2023
TO APPLY: https://www.usp.ac.fj/micro-qualification-in-maintaining-seafood-safety-and-quality-application-form/
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.