Professional Development Organizations


Professional Fish Harvester Certification Board Newfoundland & Labrador

The objective of the PFHCB is to promote the interest of fish harvesters as a professional group, to operate and maintain a fish harvester registration system, to develop, evaluate and recommend courses under the professionalization program, be responsible for defining the standards of professionalization, issue certificates of accreditation to qualifying fish harvesters, to provide an independent appeals procedure for fish harvesters, develop, maintain and monitor compliance of a Code of Ethics, apply sanctions against fish harvesters who violate the Board’s Code of Ethics and to provide an advisory role to the federal and provincial governments in the formation of fisheries policy consistent with the common good of fish harvesters within Newfoundland and Labrador.


Bureau d'accréditation des pêcheurs et aide pêcheurs (BAPAP)

Le Bureau d'accréditation des pêcheurs et des aides-pêcheurs du Québec a pour mission d'élaborer et de mettre en oeuvre un régime de reconnaissance de la compétence professionnelle de toute personne pratiquant une activité de pêche en eaux à marée, sauf pour la pêche aux espèces anadromes et catadromes (voir Définitions), le loup-marin ou les espèces pêchées exclusivement à des fins d'aquaculture en eaux à marée.


Comité sectoriel de main-d'oeuvre des pêches maritimes (CSMOPM)

The main mission of the Sectoral Committee Workforce Marine Fisheries (CSMOPM) is to consult people in the industry to identify and implement actions aimed at exploiting and developing human resources industry fisheries and aquaculture. The CSMOPM seeks to promote the emergence of a learning culture in fisheries and aquaculture, determine the specific needs of the sector's human resource management and work organization and suggest ways to intervene to address problems, ensure balance between training needs of industry in the area and the training that is being offered, play a role as a consultant on issues of labour from the public and parastatal organizations involved in fisheries and aquaculture and support, where appropriate, coordinate initiatives for the human resources industry