Biosecurity in Aquaculture
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).
None. No prior knowledge of biosecurity or fish health is required.
The course covers a variety of topics, including:
- Biosecurity aspects of the SSPO's Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture (CoGP)
- Relevant legislation
- Types of diseases, including notifiable diseases
- Transmission methods
- Stock movement
- Area management agreements
- Effective cleaning and disinfection
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.
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.)