Support Staff

Support staff are fundamental to the smooth and efficient running of animal facilities. This workshop provides key knowledge to underpin existing practical skills and highlights the importance of maintaining and monitoring the integrity of barrier systems in the animal facility.

Cost: £250 per person + VAT for a full day, £175 per person + VAT for a half day
Duration: One day or half day, depending on your needs
Venue: Delivered via live webinar or at your own premises

See the Support Staff Event List for course dates. If there isn’t a course scheduled, why not contact TLC to arrange one at your premises?

Named Animal Care & Welfare OfficerLASA CPD points are available for attendance.

This course will cover the following:

    • Maintaining Integrity of Barrier Systems
      • Barriers and risks
      • Sterilisation, disinfection and filtration
      • Consumables
      • Equipment
      • Monitoring effectiveness
    • Safety in the Animal House
      • Law
      • Hazards
      • Bio-safety
      • Manual Handling
      • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Course Feedback:
  • ‘Great if new to the job, very good’
  • ‘Informative for new support team workers and a good refresher for more experienced staff’
  • ‘Enjoyed it – I learned from it and others in the group’
  • ‘Was a useful insight into the background of my work’