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FITA Training Planner 2017

FITA is pleased to announce that our STCW approval is for 2 locations - Oban and Ullapool. Sea Survival and First Aid courses held in these locations will have both certificates. Seafish Sea Survival Certificate and STCW Personal Survival Techniques. Seafish First Aid and STCW Elementary First Aid. Fishermen requiring STCW will need to attend courses in one of these locations.

Courses for Fishermen

We are hoping to run our first 5 day Engineering course in Oban soon. Please contact if you are interested in completing this part of the 16.5m and under Skipper's ticket.


Fire Fighting & Prevention

FITA Training Room
Dunstaffnage Marina

Tues 15th August


Note pad + pen


Sea Survival STCW95 PST

FITA Training Room
Dunstaffnage Marina

Wed 16th August


Swimwear +towel+ t-shirt


First Aid/STCW95 EFA

FITA Training Room
Dunstaffnage Marina

Thurs 17th August


Note pad + pen


Safety Awareness

FITA Training Room
Dunstaffnage Marina

Fri 18th August


Note pad + pen


Although a lot of courses are now delivered at Oban or Ullapool, FITA remains committed to deliver training throughout the Highlands and Islands area. A minimum of 6/8 people are needed to ensure that courses are viable. Please contact Lachie to book a course in your area.

Please phone or email to book a place on all courses and click here for OBAN Booking Form (word) and click here for Ullapool Booking Form (word)

Booking Terms and Conditions

The mandatory safety training courses will also take place during the 3 week Introduction course. There may be some places available. Please phone for more information.

All Oban courses are held at our Training Room at Alba Sailing, Dunstaffnage Marina unless otherwise stated.

The twice yearly Introduction to Commercial Fishing Course for new entrants to the industry takes place June and December and includes all the mandatory Seafish certificates i.e. Sea Survival, Fire Fighting, First Aid and Health & Safety for New Entrants.

The 3 week Introduction to Commercial Fishing course is held at our training room at Alba Sailing, Dunstaffnage, Oban. Take the Wide Mouthed Frog/Dunstaffnage Marina exit north of Oban.

NOTE Prospective trainees please phone for confirmation of dates


Increase in Mandatory Fees from 1 July 2016

Sea Survival £140
Fire Fighting £135
First Aid £120
Safety Awareness £120
Health & Safety £120

All fishing industry candidates will be required to pay in advance for a course. Anyone failing to do so will not be allowed on the course

For more information please contact Lachie Paterson
Tel/Fax 01583 431570
Mobile: 0777 168 1428
20 Tormhor, Carradale, Argyll. PA28 6SD

FITA is a Seafish Approved Training Provider

Seafish Approved Training Provider


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