Biosecurity in Aquaculture

NAFC Course Code: AQ58

Boat at fishfarm


This half-day introductory course covers biosecurity in aquaculture, particularly in relation to the processes necessary to reduce risks to farmed fish from the transfer of infectious diseases.

It is aimed at entry-level marine and fresh water husbandry staff, processing staff and support service staff and meets the training requirement of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation's (SSPO) Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture (CoGP).

Entry Requirements

None. No prior knowledge of biosecurity or fish health is required.


The course covers a variety of topics, including:


This is a half-day course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre, or elsewhere by arrangement.


Courses are usually arranged to suit customers' requirements - please contact the NAFC Marine Centre.


  • £125

NOTE: For taught course delivery outside Shetland the lecturer's travel and other expenses will be charged in addition to these fees.

(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Booking / Queries

To book a course please download an application form, or contact NAFC.

If you have any questions or need any more information please contact NAFC.