Fishing for the future
The Fisheries and Angling sector contributes a lot of money to the UK and the World Bank predicts that Aquaculture production will account for 62% of human consumption in 2030! Our courses can provide you with a gateway into the industry, whether you’re starting out or looking for a career change.Find a course
Why choose us?
Our students at Shuttleworth College enjoy learning in an environment surrounded by mature estate lakes, reservoirs and protected woodland – an ideal place to study. With all this within a short walk from our campus, you will find yourself immersed in this excellent natural learning resource and working alongside tutors and staff who are genuinely passionate about the fisheries industry and what they do.
Our Fisheries team have a strong rapport with key industry players, giving you the opportunity to go on trips and have an in-depth look at different aspects of this profession. With some of our former students working in organisations such as the Environment Agency and other multinational corporations, work experience opportunities are vast and varied.
Expert tutors and top-class facilities
With an ever-evolving CEFAS registered fish farm on site, you will find yourself having access to a real life environment where you can get hands-on experience and gain an industry-standard skill set. For example, our onsite tilapia production scheme can give you an excellent insight of this rapidly growing market.
You will also find our aquatics centre on site filled with diverse species from around the globe, so whether you are interested in advanced fishkeeping or studying conservation on marine corals – we have it all covered.
You can go on to university or get into employment. Perhaps you’re destined for a career in conservation or want to work towards running your very own fishery? Whatever your plans, we can help drive you towards your end goal.