Training modules for personal licence applicants.
E1L - legal and ethical considerations
PILA - principles of animal husbandry care and use for each species
PILK - humane methods of killing
PILB - introduction to anaesthesia
PILC - recovery anaesthesia and principles of surgery
The notes for candidates provide information on the learning outcomes for training, and both practical and written assessments. You are strongly advised to read these thoroughly before undertaking the assessments.
This course covers the species specific elements of PILA training for rats. It is intended to be taken as part of a full Red Kite E1LPILABK course or as an add on module for existing licence holders.
Introduction to ethics
Introduction to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
Introduction to other relevant legislation
Introduction to the principles of the care and use of laboratory animals. This course includes basics of animal husbandry, minor procedures, health monitoring and disease, and pain and stress recognition.
Introduction to euthanasia of laboratory animals, including legal and regulatory requirements.