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Transportation of Livestock by Road-Short Journey


Course Information

Transportation of Livestock by Road-Short Journey

Cattle and Sheep

Refunds can only be offered for this course if you request a refund 48 hours in advance of the course starting. If you purchase this course within 48 hours of the course start date, no refunds can be offered.

Transportation of livestock by road - short journey

The short journey is over 65km and up to 8 hours travelling. This is an online/multiple choice assessment which is undertaken at the college.  This is an assessment only, we do not provide training but provide self-tuition material’.

The fee is £90.00 per species and the species are as follows:



Cattle and sheep (this is classed as on species for those who transport both)


Game birds




Course Code

Transportation of Livestock by Road-Short Journey
Course Description

This is assessment only, self-tuition information is provided on provision of an email address on payment

1. Transportation of livestock (short journey) for journeys over 65km and under 8 hours in duration (on line test)

Entry requirements - candidates taking the Certificate of Competence must be a minimum of 16 years of age, there is no upper age limit

Assessment is in the form of an online multiple choice EVOLVE based test

Learning outcomes

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Responsibilities when transporting animals
  • Planning a journey by road
  • Suitability of the vehicle
  • Checking animals fitness to travel
  • Causes and signs of stress in animals
  • Space allowance and stocking densities and segregation requirements
  • Handling and animal welfare in transit
  • Post journey requirements
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Cattle and Sheep

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