Seafood Training Scheme

Apply for support for the course fees and subsistence costs incurred when you undertake our training in the Irish catching, fish farming and seafood processing sectors.

Funding for training is available in the following areas;

  • Commercial Fishing
  • Fishing Vessel Engineering
  • GMDSS Radio Communications
  • Skippers
  • Aquaculture
  • Commercial Diving
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work
  • Seafood Processing

Please see the Seafood Training Schedule brochure for the list of eligible courses.

Eligible Costs

  • Course fees
  • Subsistence costs

Please see the Seafood Training Schedule brochure for the terms and conditions that apply.

Maximum Support Rates

  • Individual/sole traders - 50%
  • Irish Registered fishing vessel owners (Vessels over 12m in length) - 50%
  • SME's in fisheries, aquaculture and seafood processing sectors - 50%
  • Collective organisations - 60%
  • Producer organisations (POs) - 75%
  • SSCF vessel owners -  80%

How to Apply

  1. Learn about the Seafood Training Scheme (pdf 1,306Kb) 
  2. Apply Online

Need Assistance?

Contact Kathy Cullimore on +353 1 2144283 or by email kathy.cullimore@bim.ie

 

Key Dates

Status: Open

How to Apply

Learn about the Seafood Training Scheme (pdf 1,306Kb) 

Apply online

Contact Us

To learn more about this grant contact:

John Connaughton
Direct: +353 1 2144 262
Email: john.connaughton@bim.ie

For assistance with your grant application contact:

Kathy Cullimore
Direct: +353 1 2144283
Email: kathy.cullimore@bim.ie