“The course has given me real life experience with situations that I may find myself in when I’m in a career.”Kennedy Dellicott, Level 3 Fish Management
Recognised worldwide for our expertise in providing fishery studies training, our on-site facilities and industry links, Sparsholt has everything you need to start your career working with fish.
As a leader in Fishery and Aquatic studies Sparsholt has forged unrivalled industry links offering the best training for a career working with freshwater fisheries and fish farming, and exotic and ornamental fish.
The college’s unique and specialist fish facilities are the best in the country and are used extensively by our students for practical training and project work – ranging from hatching fish in our own bore water hatchery to conducting controlled fish trials to industry standard. The hands-on practical skills gained are invaluable to employers.
“I was a Sparsholt student and have worked in ornamental carp farms, pond media and construction within the angling industry. I am also a member of the ethical review panel for Bournemouth Oceanarium.”
Farming of various species; River Bailiff; Sport Fisheries Management; Environment Agency and Rivers Trusts; Science Officer; Fish Nutrition; Public Display Aquaria; Education Officer
The Aquatic Research and Conservation Centre, a purpose built teaching facility unrivalled in the UK; Salmonid Rearing and Trials Centre; Beautiful one-hectare fishing lake…