Transport of Animals by Road - Long Distance (NPTC) 014106 - Writtle University College

Transport of Animals by Road - Long Distance (NPTC) 014106

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Assessment Methods

We are pleased to offer the theory element (outcome 1) of this qualification, an on-line test. There are 27 multiple choice questions and participants must successfully achieve a pass mark of 21/27.

• 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 participants should identify which category they require:

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

Unfortunately we are unable to offer the practical element (outcomes 2 and 3) which will be tested via a one-to-one practical through observation of practical performance by an approved City & Guilds assessor.


£85 per category


One hour


Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286

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Our opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm
  • Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

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If you have any questions before booking please contact us.