Livestock

Level 2 Award in Animal Transport by Road – Long Journey Driver

Gain a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification in transporting animals over a long distance

Overview in brief:

  • Our qualification is for anyone wishing to transport animals by road
  • It’s based around the movement of farm animals, birds (poultry) and horses
  • It covers transportation on long (over eight-hour) road journeys
  • You will need to understand key regulations
  • You’ll also need to ensure that any animals you transport are protected correctly
  • Our course assesses your knowledge of this
  • You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • You’ll also be awarded a Lantra Awards Level 2 qualification certificate and a Lantra Skills Card

The finer details:

  • Our qualification is for drivers of animals on road journeys
  • You’ll be assessed in all the regulatory and safety issues
  • The assessment covers two units
  • As a rough guide, these two units have an estimated time commitment of 45 learning hours
  • You’ll need to pass a minimum of one unit specific to your work environment to successfully obtain the overall qualification
  • It will enable you to achieve, or work towards achieving, the Level 2 national qualification
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Level 2 Award in Animal Transport by Road – Short Journey

Become qualified in transporting animals with our nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Overview in brief:

  • This qualification is based around the movement of farm animals, birds (poultry) and horses
  • It covers transportation over 65km on short (up to, and including, eight-hour) road journeys 
  • To transport animals by road, you will need to understand key regulations
  • You will also need to ensure that any animals you transport are properly protected 
  • Our course will assess that knowledge
  • It will lead to a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • You will be awarded a Lantra Awards Level 2 qualification certificate and a Lantra Skills Card 

The finer details:

  • Our qualification is for drivers, attendants and assembly centre staff who handle animals
  • You’ll be assessed in all the key regulatory and safety issues
  • The assessment covers two units
  • As a rough guide, your time commitment for these two units would be 23 learning hours
  • You’ll need to pass a minimum of one unit specific to your work environment to successfully obtain the overall qualification
  • It will enable you to achieve, or work towards achieving, a national Level 2 qualification
More info