“I chose Sparsholt College because of its great location and huge reputation – it has produced most of the big names in riverkeeping and in fish farming."James, Level 3 Fish Management
The fisheries management industry includes everything to do with the care and upkeep of fish and their environments and Sparsholt has everything you need to start your career in this sector.
As a leader in Fishery and Aquatic studies recognised worldwide for our expertise in providing fishery studies training, our on-site facilities and industry links, we have forged unrivalled reputation. this means we can offer the best training for a career working with freshwater fisheries and fish farming, and exotic and ornamental fish.
We have been running the fishery course since the 1970s so a high proportion of the people working in the UK fishery industries are former students. This provides an excellent network of contacts for work experience and jobs.
“I was a Sparsholt student and after qualifying I worked in fish husbandry, river management and as a fish farmer. My specialist areas are fishery management, warm water and marine aquaculture, fishery mechanisation and cyprinid farming.”