Lantra Awards Technical Award in Animals in Transit

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Summary / introduction: 
Regulation stipulates that it is important when animals are transported that their welfare is looked after, and no stress is endured. Training is essential to ensure that you understand these regulations and safety requirements, so that animals are transported correctly.
Target audience: 

Our one day attendance course is for you if you currently work as a transporter or attendant using road vehicles to transport farmed animals, horses and poultry in connection with an economic activity. Once the day is completed you will receive a certificate of attendance in Animals in Transit.


Our Animals in Transit course will give you the information to be able to act within the law with respect to ‘live farm animals being transported by road’; apply the benefits of good handling and loading of livestock; avoid unnecessary stress to the stock during transport; now how to care for casualty animals with the frameworks set out by SVS.

Product objectives: 

Course sessions:

  • Animal welfare and who is responsible?
  • What are the qualities of an effective stock person?
  • Stress
  • Unfit animals
  • Rest, food and water
  • Planning for the unexpected
  • Stock densities
  • Handling and animal welfare
  • Vehicle construction and inspection
  • Documentation
  • Review of legislation
Course / product type: 
Training Course
Assessment type: 
Training Only
Course / product delivery: 
Theory and practical based
1 Day
Min number of learners: 
Max number of learners: 
Animal Health and Welfare
Transporting Animals