NPTC Certificate

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There are no entry requirements for this course.

One hour training session covering the following: 

  •  Certificate of Competence
  •  Journey times
  •  Animal Transport Certificate
  •  Fitness to Travel
  •  Vehicle and loading facility
  •  Separation
  •  Animal transporter Authorisation
  •  Prohibited methods of handling
  •  Certification

 Certification is species based, with an exam for each of the following categories:

  •  Cattle and sheep combined exam
  •  Cattle
  •  Sheep
  •  Pigs
  •  Poultry
  •  Horses
  •  Game Birds
  •  Goats

We will provide you with a laptop for the exam/s. No practical, only theory based.

Course reference: AGP001 

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date: 15th February 2018

Time: 10am start

Location: Plumpton College

Duration:

Training session takes 1 hour.

Exams start from 1:15pm (one hour per Exam)

Room numbers will be sent with your confirmation.

Costs:

£30 tuition plus £65 per exam

Facilities

Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton. 

  • Lots of space for you to work in

Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.

  • The latest equipment for you to discover

We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.

  • An extensive range of livestock for you to experience

You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.

  • The perfect environment for you to study

You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.

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