A three day course covering the technique of shearing a sheep by hand. This course will cover blade sharpening, preparation, sheep handling techniques, shearing techniques, fleece rolling and presentation for sale.
This course will cover preparation for lambing, signs of lambing and care of the new-born lamb, routine welfare and management tasks
Learn the practical and theory for NPTC Safe Use of Sheep Dip
This qualification provides candidates with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic treatment to Cattle and Sheep. It covers health & safety, legislation relating to the use of Veterinary Medicines, signs of health and ill health in various species, safe and correct procedures for administering Veterinary Medicines and the procedures for monitoring the animal’s response and the actions to take in the case of an emergency.
Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicine. This qualification is issued for life, however NPTC recommend that refresher training is carried out every three to four years.
This course will cover handling techniques for foot trimming, selection of ewes, injecting, and routine welfare and management tasks.
This course covers the instruction and practice of shearing, including preparation and care of machines and presentation of wool for sale.