Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys) (City & Guilds) 014104

About the Course

This 2 hour course is aimed at those transporting animals and/or birds on short road journeys over 65km, up to and including 8 hours long.

Topics covered include:
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Responsibilities when transporting animals
  • Planning a long 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
At the time of booking candidates should identify which category they require:

Cattle / Cattle & Sheep / Game Birds / Goats / Horses / Pigs / Poultry / Sheep

An additional fee of £85 will be incurred for each additional unit.

The 2 hour training will be followed by an NPTC on-line multiple choice test (27 questions). Candidates must successfully achieve a pass mark of 21/27.

Entry Requirements

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring any other refreshments.

Course Dates

Thursday 6 April 2023 (9:00am to 12:00pm)

£140 per person (11 places available)

For group bookings please contact Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286