Livestock

Courses including transportation of animals, sheep dips and veterinary medicines

Livestock

Courses including transportation of animals, sheep dips and veterinary medicines

Would you like more information about livestock courses?

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Would you like more information about livestock courses?

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Transport of Animals by Road – short and long journeys

We can arrange the assessments for these qualifications through our local City and Guilds NPTC assessment centre, or through Lantra Awards.

The course covers:

  • Fitness for travel
  • Means of transport
  • Use of its facilities
  • Loading, unloading and handling
  • Watering and feeding intervals, journey times and rest periods
  • Space allowances and documentation

Safe Use of Sheep Dips

A one day practical training course on the safe use of sheep dips.

The course covers:

  • Use a Sheep Dip Manufacturers Product Label/Data Sheet for essential reference.
  • Undertake an assessment of available sheep dip facilities and their operation to the agreed standards.
  • Operate within and comply with the relevant Legislative, Welfare, and Environmental requirements.
  • Select and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the tasks required.
  • Complete essential records accurately.
  • State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding of the control of common external parasites.
  • State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding and responsibilities of sheep diseases, use and disposal of sheep dip, handling chemicals/COSHH, Health and Safety, environmental protection, and personal precautions
  • Store sheep dip chemicals safely.
  • Prepare equipment and dip area following an acceptable procedure, add sheep dip chemicals, and work safely without risk to
  • themselves, other personnel, sheep and other livestock and the environment.
  • Carry out regular checks of equipment and quantity of diluted sheep dip chemicals.
  • Maintain dip in good condition, identify sheep to be dipped and dip sheep effectively, safely and humanely
  • Follow a safe disposal procedure for surplus concentrate and diluted sheep dip chemicals.
  • Carry out correct procedure for cleaning PPE and any used equipment which may have been contaminated with sheep dip

Course duration: One Day

City and Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment available to undertake also.

Safe Use of Sheep Dips

A one day theory and practical training course in the safe storage and administration of veterinary medicines.

The course covers:

  • At the end of the course trainees will be able to:
  • Properly use medicines on farm
  • Know how to store and maintain medicines
  • Describe the differences between vaccines, treatments and supportive therapies.
  • Understand the basic differences between antibiotic classes and their appropriate use
  • Know the basics of wormers (anthelmintics)
  • Know when and how to use NSAID medicines (eg anti-inflamatories)
  • Understand the responsibility of those administering medicines to farm animals – Welfare / Safety / Public Health.
  • Safely and effectively administer veterinary medicines by different routes – drenching / bolusing / subcutaneous / intramuscular / intravenous injection

Course duration: One Day

City and Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment available to undertake also.

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