IAT Syllabuses

Level 2 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Husbandry

  • Laboratory animal housing & routines (F/602/5879)
  • The production of laboratory animals (T/602/5880)
  • Laboratory animal nutrition (A/602/5881)
  • Introduction to laboratory animal science ethics (L/615/1145)
  • Introduction to laboratory animal facility legislation (L/615/1147)
  • Laboratory animal health & husbandry (J/602/5883)

Level 2 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science & Technology

  • Laboratory animal housing & routines (F/602/5879)
  • The production of laboratory animals (T/602/5880)
  • Laboratory animal nutrition (A/602/5881)
  • Introduction to laboratory animal science ethics (L/615/1145)
  • Introduction to laboratory animal facility legislation (L/615/1147)
  • Laboratory animal health & husbandry (J/602/5883)
  • Laboratory animal biology (Y/602/6049)
  • Animal facility physical science (L/602/6050)
  • Numeracy for animal technologists (D/602/6053)
  • Communication for animal technologists (Y/602/6052)
  • Information Communication Technology for animal technologists (R/602/6051)

Level 3 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science & Technology

  • Housing and biosecurity barriers in laboratory animal facilities (A/602/5976)
  • Disease control (M/602/6039)
  • Laboratory animal welfare (H/602/6040)
  • Management of breeding colonies (K/602/6041)
  • The use of GA animals in research (M/602/6042)
  • Scientific procedures (T/602/6043)
  • Ethics (H/615/1149)
  • Laboratory animal facility legislation (Y/615/1150)
  • Animal transportation (J/602/6046)
  • Animal cell biology (L/602/6047)
  • Laboratory animal physiology (R/602/6048)

Qualifications that use the FRQ rules are made up of units which provide flexible ways to attain a qualification.