This course is part of the Fundamentals of Pen Riding online skills training.
Successfully removing an animal requires both skill and patience, all while keeping the animal’s wellbeing a top priority and minimising stress levels. Obtain the knowledge to adhere to safe work practices, recognise removal risks, document crucial information, and employ low-stress handling techniques to remove animals from their pens.
This online course covers the steps to safely and effectively remove animals from their pens.
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:
- Recognise the challenges associated with isolating a social animal
- Follow safe work practices
- Identify potential risks involved with removing an animal
- Record vital information about the animal being removed
- Apply low-stress handling techniques to effectively isolate and remove an animal
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)