Animal Welfare and Safety
To enable students to work professionally in a safe and sustainable manner, whilst providing best practice care for healthy companion animals (across a minimum of three species) in an animal facility
- Apply knowledge of animal needs and welfare, and legal requirements to maintain animal health and safety in an animal facility.
- Identify features of an animal facility design which pertain to the Animal Welfare Act and minimum standards.
- Apply workplace health and safety guidelines to minimise workplace injury.
- Apply understanding of hygiene as it relates to disease control in an animal facility.