Animal Welfare Awareness

Available to all students

Course Duration: 3 hours

Pricing: $225.00 per person + GST & disbursements

Course overview

This course is designed for staff who are responsible for ensuring any animal welfare issues are dealt with while compliance and stockyard staff are off site. It provides the basic knowledge to deal with and report animal welfare issues to comply with regulatory and market requirements.

What is covered?

  • Importance of animal welfare
  • The five freedoms of animal welfare
  • Animal welfare legislation overview
  • Responsibilities and actions
  • Best practice in animal handling
  • Four specialist types of training - sheep, cattle, deer and bobby calf

Who should attend?

  • Night watchman staff
  • Any other staff required to monitor animal welfare

Key benefits

  • Develop an awareness of how important animal treatment is to the quality of the end product
  • Ensure your workplace consistently meets and exceeds customer expectations
  • Provide confidence of compliance with the guidelines prescribed by the Animal Welfare Act 1999
  • Train with a NZQA registered Private Training Establishment (PTE)


There is no prerequisite.

Note: Currently this course is only available to domestic students. Please contact us if you are not a domestic student and would like to register your interest in this course.

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Delivered In-House Only

Please contact our Training team for an individual quote. This course is delivered In-House at your own workplace (minimum rates apply). NB: Quote will include additional disbursement costs to cover trainer / assessor costs.