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Implantation of Identification Microchips in Animals (subject to awarding body approval) (Level 3 Award)


Course Overview

On completion of this short course you will:Understand the uses and benefits of animal microchip identification.Understand the function of microchips and scanners.Know the sites for microchip implantation in animals.Be able to ensure safety of the animal and operator during the implantation process.Be able to correctly assess the functionality of and implant microchips in animals.Know how to advise animal owners about aftercare and maintenance following implantation.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Campus

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: VetSkill Level 3 Award in Implantation of Identification Microchips in Animals (subject to awarding body approval) Ref L060
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Full £30.00
    Concession £30.00
    Examination £95.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

There are no formal or specific academic or learning entry requirements to undertake this programme. However, you will need to have basic IT, literacy and numeracy skills.

Additional Information

The microchipping of dogs, cats and ferrets is now controlled by law. This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to undertake safe microchipping in a variety of companion animals.


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