City & Guilds


014104 - NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys)

This is an Independently Assessed qualification.

Type of Learner: If you are involved in the transportation of animals by road on short journeys (over 65km and up to 8 hours duration) this qualification will ensure you meet the requirement for a Certificate of Competence outlined in the Council Regulation (EC) No1/2005 on the Protection of Animals During Transport and the Welfare of Animals
(Transport) Order 2006.

Qualification Overview: The qualification is species specific (e.g. cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, horses, game birds). It covers the legal requirements, journey planning, vehicle suitability, fitness to travel, causes and signs of stress in animals, space allowances, stocking densities, handling and animal welfare in transit and post journey

What you need to do: Take a multiple choice computer based test (e-volve).

Scheme Documentation:

To download the scheme documentation click on the relevant bullet point below.

 Qualification NoDescription
04Principles of transporting animals/birds by road on short journeys
UNIT 01Principles of transporting animals by road on short journeys
UNIT 02Principles of transporting birds by road on short journeys
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