The Animal Medicines Best Practice (AMBP) training programme has been developed in partnership with the food supply chain to provide training that reflects current best practice in the use of antibiotics in farm animals.
The course contains theoretical and practical information about antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Topics focused on include farm antibiotic management, responsibilities and best practice in responsible antibiotic use.
A minimum of three modules must be completed. This must include two core modules, plus at least one focus module. The focus module is selected from a choice of five.
Upon successful completion, a Lantra certificate of training will be available to download and print.
This course is designed to train people in the responsible use of antibiotics in dairy cattle.
This can include farmers, farm workers, and vets.
There are two mandatory core modules that cover the safe and responsible use of antibiotics in dairy cattle in depth.
There are an additional five modules focusing on the following areas:
- Antibiotics and mastitis in dairy cattle
- Antibiotics and lameness in dairy cattle
- Antibiotics and respiratory disease in dairy cattle
- Disposal of antibiotic waste in dairy cattle
- Responsible use of antibiotics in scouring calves.
You must undertake at least one of these modules in addition to the core modules in order to successfully complete the course.
AMBP Antibiotics in Beef (e-learning).
AMBP Antibiotics in Pigs (e-learning).
AMBP Antibiotics in Sheep (e-learning).