Course Title: Animal Transport by Road (Short Journey)
Course Code: AG113

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time

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 the following but it is possible to add other species to the exam for a cost of £20 per species: cattle & sheep (count as one for the exam), pigs, horses, goats, gamebirds.



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

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
18-Jan-19 18-Jan-19 1.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m. Part Time Fri 1
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Basic stationery


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