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SRUC Training Courses: Electrofishing: Introduction to Electrofishing

Accrediting Body



This SFCC training course will take place at Barony Campus and will cover the theory behind electrofishing as well as demonstration and practice.

What is Involved?

Electrofishing Theory Health & Safety Electrofishing Demonstration
Site Surveying
Fish Identification

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that all electrofishing practitioners hold a current Outdoor First Aid qualification accredited by an accredited awarding body. In order to maximise the learning on this course it is expected that candidates will read through the course material prior to attending the course which will be issued once a course booking has been confirmed.

Certification/Award on Completion

SFCC Certificate
Candidates will also be entered for their Level 2 Catch Fish Using Electrofishing Techniques SVQ Unit.

What you will need to bring

Wet weather gear, waders, polaroid sun glasses (optional), life jacket

Course Dates

SRUC Barony Campus:
3rd & 4th June 2020


2 days

Start/Finish Times

9am to 4.30pm approximately


SRUC Barony Campus


£330.00 per person. Course fees include training, assessment and registration fees. Please note there is no VAT on our training.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

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How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Fiona Lanni (SRUC Barony)