Animal Transportation by Road - Short Journey

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Agriculture AG113E07/19/1 Short Course

Course Information

This course prepares you to sit the test for the NPTC Award. This qualification will enable you to transport livestock more than 65km, up to 8 hours. A short test at the end of the session will conclude the course. The price includes assessment in one of


  • Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys) (QCF)
Course Content
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
    Planning a journey
    Checking suitability of vehicle and animals for travel
    Causes and signs of stress in animals
    Space allowances, stocking densities and segregation
    Handling and animal welfare in transit
    Post journey requirements
Entry Requirements
  • Some knowledge of livestock is needed.
Next Steps
  • Other part-time agricultural courses.
Career Opportunities
  • Livestock related careers

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
24-Jan-2020 (Closed) 24-Jan-2020
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Fri 1
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £90.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £30.00

Materials Required

Basic stationery

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