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    Certificate of Competence

    Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journey)

    Who is this course for?

    Legislation, which came into force in 2007, has rules covering the movement of animals. This affects those who move animals as part of farm business activities. It requires anyone transporting animals over 65km for up to 8 hours to have an accredited qualification endorsed for the relevant species being transported.

    Online assessment can take place at your own convenience and covers all species (cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, horses and gamebirds)

    Course content

    • Risk assessment and legal requirements
    • Responsibilities when transporting animals
    • Planning a short journey by road
    • Checking animals and their fitness to travel
    • Causes and signs of stress in animals
    • Space allowances, stocking densities and segregation requirements
    • Handling and animal welfare in travel
    • Post journey requirements.


    3-4 hours


    £200 face to face delivery

    Online Opportunity


    Course dates arranged as required


    For further information, course dates, and to book, please contact:

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