Transport of Animals by Road - Short Journeys (NPTC) 014104 - Writtle University College
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Transport of Animals by Road - Short Journeys (NPTC) 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 participants 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.

On completion of the 2 hours training participants will sit an NPTC on-line multiple choice test. There are 27 questions, participants 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.

Course Dates

Thursday 19 November 2020 (9:00am to 11:00am)

£140 per person (6 places available)


For group bookings please contact Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286