Updated: Nov 1
Registrations are now open for the ALFA Animal Welfare Officer Certified Training to be delivered in-person in March & April across the country.
The one-and-a-half-day training course, delivered by feedlot veterinarian, Dr Paul Cusack and ALFA’s Technical Services Officer, Jeff House, is aimed at providing feedlot managers, supervisors, key training personnel and quality assurance officers with the most up to date knowledge and skills for the management, assessment, auditing and on-the-job training of animal welfare within a feedlot operation.
This workshop will be run as a combination of classroom and on-site (feedlot) practical work-based assignments followed by a post course assessment process.
Upon successful completion of the training and post training activities, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from TAFE Queensland (RTO Number 0275) for
the Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set, containing the following units of competency:
AMPA2006 Apply animal welfare and handling requirements
AMPA416 Oversee humane handling of animals
Each enrolled person is required to hold a Unique Student Identifier (USI) - please ensure you have your USI with you on the day of the training, along with a completed TAFE Student Personal Details Form (download PDF form here). Don't have a USI? Get one here OR check if you already have a USI: Click here.
Dr Paul Cusack, Australian Livestock Production Services
Jeff House, ALFA/MLA Technical Services Officer
LOCATIONS & DATES
The face-to-face training will be delivered at the following locations and dates:
Western Australia, Hyden - 16 & 17 March, 2022
Queensland, Condamine - 22 & 23 March, 2022
Queensland, Oakey (1) - 24 & 25 March, 2022
Queensland, Oakey (2) - 28 & 29 March, 2022
Queensland, Emerald - 31 March & 1 April, 2022
New South Wales, Narrandera - 4 & 5 April, 2022
New South Wales, Tamworth - 7 & 8 April, 2022
Victoria, Geelong - 11 & 12 April, 2022
South Australia, Burra - 13 & 14 April, 2022
Specific venue location details will be provided upon enrolment confirmation.
Registration is per person and covers training materials, catering for the 2 days, and certification. Travel to and from the workshop is not included.
Early bird rates: (register by 2 February)
ALFA MEMBER - $472 (inc gst) per person
NON-MEMBER - $573 (inc gst) per person
ALFA MEMBER - $532 (inc gst) per person
NON-MEMBER - $633 (inc gst) per person
Once registered, you will be emailed a form to complete your enrolment details ahead of the training date.
If you have a group enrolment please select number of staff in the check out, and enter details of the primary contact person. We will contact the primary person post registration to collect the enrolment details of staff to complete the registration i.e. full name, email address and USI number (if known) of each person.
Pay on Invoice/PO Registrations If you would like to pay on invoice and/or require a PO number, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the full name, email address and USI number (if known) of each person you'd like to register and ALFA will register your group and issue an invoice upon receival.
Terms & Conditions:
ALFA holds events in third-party venues and uses contracted facilitators that may hold their own policies around COVID-19 vaccination and may require ALFA event attendees to check in via a QR code and/or show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination certificate or medical exemption. ALFA holds no responsibility for your ability to access a venue if you cannot produce sufficient evidence of vaccination or if you choose not to adhere to the venue’s check-in requirements. No refunds will be issued if you are denied access to the venue due to the above outlined conditions.