Livestock Courses


Welfare of Animals during Transport

From January 2008, drivers (and attendants) transporting livestock (including horses, poultry and game birds) in connection with an economic activity by road over 40 miles must hold a certificate of competence.

Course Content:

  • 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 Length:

  • 1/2 day course for experience hauliers

A Lantra Multiple Choice Test will end the session to enable the trainee to gain the certificate of competence.

West Berks & Oxon Training

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us

07919 430312

Kilmarnock House
Unit 1 Woolley Barns
Woolley Nr Wantage
Oxon, OX12 8TA