This course is part of the Fundamentals of Pen Riding online skills training.
Empower yourself as a pen rider to make a genuine difference in the wellbeing of the cattle in your care. Gain the knowledge to recognise subtle signs, symptoms and cues that indicate potential health issues, and learn to choose appropriate treatment pathways for sick animals.
This online course covers best practices to maintain animal health at your feedlot.
After completion of the online training, an on the ground competency assessment is available so you can demonstrate your skills and competency in this area.
This E-learning series has been by funded grain-fed levies and matching federal government R&D contributions in consultation with the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association.
Learning outcomes and competencies
By the end of this course, you will know how to:
- Follow protocols and guidelines
- Recognise signs, symptoms and cues that indicate health issues
- Choose the appropriate treatment pathway for a sick animal
- Know how to identify common animal health issues
- Support best practices to maintain animal health
Training Location and Delivery method
Online Training course, delivered via the Feedlot TECH Training Hub. Approximately 1 hour in length.
Free to all feedlots, employees and industry associated individuals.
To access training
Sign in or create an account on the Feedlot TECH Training Hub to access online feedlot specific skills training. To create an account on the Training Hub, click ‘sign up now’ on the login page, determine a password, confirm you email address and complete the verification form. When prompted, enter your feedlot NFAS or Group Number to ensure fast verification and access to training.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)