Training - Fluted Pumpkin

Fluted Pumpkin Aquaculture Training-United Kingdom

How to Successfully Farm African Catfish using Recirculatory Aquaculture System (RAS) in the United Kingdom (UK)

Our training runs between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm Mondays to Saturdays. Light Breakfast, Full Lunch, and Tea/Coffee are provided. A full course guide is provided along with stationary.

For training that entails hands-on farming experience, delegates are asked to bring along waterproof farm appropriate footwear (e.g. wellies).

All training is carried out at the farm site.

Training offerings

  • Small class sizes
  • Intensive hands-on training
  • Certificate of participation
  • 1-year consultation after training.

All Courses

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SHORT COURSE £1500

Overview: A 1-day classroom course, which covers the basics of catfish farming.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introduction to Aquaculture
  • The Biology of the African Catfish
  • Feed and Feeding
  • Basic Fish Farm set-up
  • Basic Design and Construction of a RAS

SEMI-INTENSIVE COURSE £4000

Overview: A 3-day classroom course with a 1-hour farm tour for discussion purposes (Farm appropriate footwear is needed).

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introduction to Aquaculture
  • The Biology of African Catfish
  • Feed and Feeding
  • How to set up a Fish Farm
  • Hands-on design and construction of a RAS (Fully functional RAS system built on site)
  • Water Chemistry – Water quality and parameters needed for optimal health and fast growth of fish.
  • Flited Pumpkin Farm facilities tour.

INTENSIVE COURSE £6000

Overview: A 4-day classroom and 1-day hands-on farming course (Farm appropriate footwear needed)

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introduction to Aquaculture
  • The Biology of African Catfish
  • Feed and Feeding
  • How to set up a Fish Farm
  • Hands-on design and construction of a RAS (Full function RAS system)
  • Water Chemistry – Water quality and parameters needed for optimal
  • Farm facilities tour and discussions
  • RAS Set Up in the UK and how to maintain a warm water temperature.
  • UK Legislations for Catfish Farming
  • Farm Management
  • Hatchery Management
  • Full Catfish Farming cycle from Hatchery to Table size (1.5kg)
  • Full on-hand experience in the farm – A day in the life of a modern fish farmer.
  • Fluted Pumpkins’ start-up experience, mistakes, failures and how we succeeded.
  • List of Materials
  • List of suppliers
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