Certificate in Fish Processing Technology


The Industry Certificate in Fish Processing Technology will provide theoretical and practical knowledge to students to develop their skills in the Fish processing industries and different fishing methods, technical names of Indian Fisheries, utilization of fresh water resources, fish by-product and utilization. They will gain a deeper understanding of the fish processing in the application of its technology in value added products.

In order to enhance the knowledge in the area of Fish Processing Technology, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of Fishery industry.

The objective of this programme is to give knowledge about freezing technology, fish canning process, nutrition in fish products, fish packaging technology, fisheries hydrography and fish mircrobiology. On completion of this programme student will be able to explain the advanced processing of fish and their value added products.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Fish Processing Technology

Module 2: Fish Microbiology

Module 3: Fish Chemistry and their nutritive value

Module 4: Technology of Fish Packaging

Module 5: Value added products of Fish

Module 6: Technology of Canning for Fishery Products

Module 7: Technology of Freezing for Fishery Products

Module 8: Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Module 9: By-products Utilization

Module 10: Entrepreneurship Development in Fisheries

Module 11: Industry based Case Studies


Any graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration of the training is 5 days.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and online live classes easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

Online assessment will be conducted at the end of the programme and after successful completion; the participants will be awarded Certificate in Fish Processing Technology in Food by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food, Biotechnology and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food giants like Ananda Group, Balaji Sea Foods, C Shore Foods, August Seafoods, Empire Foods, Castle Rock Fisheries, Netfish, Nila Sea Foods, Pesca Fresh, SeaSaga Group, Zeal Aqua, Pearl Coast Marine Foods, AngelPlus Foods, Aqua Sea Food India, Avanti Feeds Ltd., Apex Frozen Foods Ltd., Waterbase Ltd., Coastal Corporation Limited etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the fishery industry needs trained fish professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities like Fish Farming, Fish Aquaculture, technical officers jobs at MPEDA, FSI, NIO etc. quality assurance executives, quality control executives quality managers, position in NPD team, fish biologists, fishery observer and many more.

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