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Nicola O'Higgins

Fishmonger

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

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  Nicola O'Higgins
You need to work with people in the industry as knowledge is everything  - where to buy, who from, when etc. Health and safety courses and a pleasant manner and drive are also important.
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Commercial Fishing


Course Code(s):  5M5125
QQI Award Code:  5M5125 Commercial Fishing
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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