fish preparation operator


Fish preparation operators realize the preparation of fish and shellfish according to hygiene, food safety and trade regulations. They carry out fish processing operations, and also handle retail activities.

Alternative label

  • fresh fish preparation operator

  • fish processing operator

  • fish gutter

  • seafood seller

  • fish stall worker

  • fishmonger

  • fish counter salesperson

  • fish shop worker

  • fish seller

  • shellfish preparation operator

  • fish counter worker

  • fish boner

  • seafood preparation operator

  • fresh fish processing operator

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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