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E1-L, PIL AB - Fish (live online - virtual classroom)

A two-day, live online virtual classroom, accredited course - multiple sessions covering L-E1 & PIL A (Fish) & B - £430 (2022) & £35 certificate fee plus VAT.


E1-L, PIL A (Fish) & B

Two day, live online fully accredited training course (Scottish Accreditation Board). 

Each day will consist of live online presentation sessions, interactive discussion, and breakout exercises (working within the limits of a live virtual classroom environment).

Day 1 - AM - Live online - Session 1:

Module 1: National Legislation.

Module 2: Ethics, animal welfare & the Three R's (level 1).

Day 1 - PM - Live online - Session 2:

Module 3.1: Basic & Appropriate Biology relevant to the species.

Module 4.0: Animal care, health and management.

Day 2 - AM - Live online - Session 3:

Module 5.0: Recognition of pain, suffering and stress.

Module 6.1: Humane methods of killing (theory).

Day 2 - PM - Live - Live online - Session 4: 

Module 7: Minimally invasive procedures without anaesthesia.

Module 20: Anaesthesia for minor procedures.

Final assessments: Post-course, attendees will take a closed book assessment, comprising of multiple True & False, and extended matching type questions. The assessment is taken under exam conditions, with a local or live online invigilator. The date & time of the final assessment and invigilation session will be arranged with your establishment NTCO. 

Skills assessments will be taken at your establishment (under NTCO guidance). 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION (PRIOR TO REGISTERING YOU MUST DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS TRAINING & ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT WITH YOUR ESTABLISHMENT NTCO): Charles River UK accredited courses & modules meet the 'theory' learning outcomes appropriate to the Education & Training framework for Function A staff (UK PIL's A, B or C). The completion of 'hands on skills training and assessment' components of relevant Module(s) Learning Outcomes must be arranged with your establishment/employer NTCO, i.e. to complete PIL A we require verification of completion of (Module 3.2.1 & 8) species specific animal handling skills training & assessment of competency. Your Named Training & Competency Officer (NTCO) is required to provide Charles River with signed verification documentation (working with Charles River under our guidance & accreditation) evidencing your training & assessment of competency in the required skills of Modules 3.2.1 & 8.0 (for further information see our Terms & Conditions & Pre-course information provided upon registration). 

The completed skills verification form must be returned within 3 months of course completion. The accrediting body will not issue course certificate(s) after a period of 3 months post course completion. Extension to this can be applied for on a case by case basis via CRL.

COVID-19 & social distancing: The 3 months to skills completion policy may be extended.

On a case by case basis further extension can be applied for (via CRL) to the accrediting body. 

Prior to approval of your registration, a probity check will be carried out with your establishment purchasing agent or NTCO.

Online session URL link, pre-course notes and timetable will be emailed with the confirmation of registration.

If you have any questions, contact us at  01843 823575 or email: 


Your NTCO will be contacted to confirm your application prior to approval of registration.

Terms & Conditions

Please read our Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy prior to placing your registration.

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(Copy of the T&C's also available at registration).

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