We can’t anticipate what training requirements may arise in the future so it’s in your best interest to be prepared and register with the board. Fish harvesters may want to take advantage of non-regulatory training programs as well which can have a positive effect on improving knowledge and awareness in the industry.
There is a real need for fish harvesters to consider the future and the recruitment of new participants to the fishery. They will need training. Providing training will generate a larger pool of trained crew members and potential new entrant licence buyers.