City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road. Short Journeys (over 65km and up to 8 hours)
This assessment allows candidates to apply for a Certificate of Competence required for people involved in the movement of animals over 65km (40 miles) and less than 8 hours in duration. The Certificate will be endorsed against one or more categories:
Sheep Cattle Poultry Game Birds
Cattle and Sheep Pigs Horses Goats
Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 stipulates the importance of the protection of animals during transport and related operations. The regulation requires that the transporters of live vertebrate animals in connection with an economic activity are trained in the relevant technical provisions of the Regulation.
What is involved?
You should be able to know and understand: • Legal requirements and responsibilities • Responsibilities when transporting animals • Planning a short journey by road • Suitability of the vehicle • Checking animals and fitness to travel • Causes and signs of stress in animals • Space allowance, stocking densities and segregation requirements • Handling and animal welfare in transit.
Assessment: The assessment takes place on computer, and you are required to answer 27 multiple choice questions. The minimum satisfactory score to pass is 21 marks to meet the level of competency required.
Certification/Award on Completion
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys)
£80.00 + VAT