Trainer Moderation for Laboratory Rodent Techniques
The APF recognizes the need for different Schools and labs within the University to be able to provide assistance with training new staff and students who are required to work with animals during their time at the ANU.
As such, this free course is offered to enable EXPERIENCED persons to assist with training* inexperienced individuals in skills related to the use of laboratory rodents.
During the moderation, in a mock or real-life training scenario, participants undergoing this course will be required to:
- competently perform the technique or procedure.
- consider the welfare of the animals at all times.
- recognize and correct faults in techniques performed by mock or real-life trainees.
- demonstrate a sound knowledge of the background information as it relates to the technique.
- effectively communicate all information to their trainees.
Please notify Animal Services in advance of the techniques/skills for which you wish to be moderated.
*IMPORTANT NOTE: this moderation enables experienced competent candidates to assist with training only. All new staff and students working at the ANU with laboratory rodents must undertake their initial training in any skill or technique with an APF certified trainer in the first instance. Subsequent training/practice sessions may be provided by candidates who successfully complete this moderation.
Final assessments for must be carried out by an APF certified assessor.
All ANU: FREE
OTHERS: by negotiation
**NO SHOW: $100**
Contact APF Animal Services at the email address above for further enquiries.