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Transporting Animals by Road (Short Journeys) Level 2 Award


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    Call our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk to register your interest and see when we may next be running these courses.

If you are involved in the transportation of animals by road on short journeys (over 65km and up to 8 hours duration) this qualification will ensure you meet the requirement for a Certificate of Competence outlined in the Council Regulation (EC) No1/2005 on the Protection of Animals During Transport and the Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 2006.

Transporting animals course at Shuttleworth College

Entry requirements

The assessment for this course involves an online test which will require basic computer skills, ie use of a mouse.

Course content

This qualification is species specific (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, horses, game birds).

You will study:

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Planning a short journey by road
  • Suitability of the vehicle
  • Checking animals and fitness to travel
  • Causes and signs of stress in animals
  • Space allowances, stocking densities and segregation requirements
  • Handling and animal welfare in transit
  • Post journey requirements

Assessment methods

There is a one hour online assessment.

Qualifications

Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys) NPTC Level 2 Award

Additional information

The course tuition cost of £146 includes your registration with the awarding body. Overalls and safety boots are essential.

Course Information & How to Apply

Call our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk to register your interest and see when we may next be running these courses.

LengthFeesLocationCourse Code
1 day £146 Shuttleworth College B1370

 

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