iPET Network Level 3 Award in Microchip Implantation for Pet Animals
iPET Network Level 3 Award in Microchip Implantation for Pet Animals - Qualification Number 603/7598/X (link to qualification on Ofqual register)
The iPET Network Level 3 Award in Microchip Implantation for Pet Animals qualification has been developed in response to legislative changes and the compulsory microchipping of dogs and other small animals not covered under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966. This qualification covers Microchip technology, scanning and implantation equipment, handling and restraint of animals, pre and post implantation procedures and implantation of a microchip in pet animals.
This qualification is in line with current legislation from England, Wales and Northern Ireland which covers both micro chipping of dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits or other species not covered under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and the commercial and non-commercial movement of pet animals.
The qualification is a balance of theoretical and practical learning to ensure Candidates have the knowledge required to microchip pet animals.
The iPET Network Level 3 Award in Microchip Implantation for Animals has been approved by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA) Secretary of State under regulation 9(1)(c) of The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 to provide training for the implantation of microchips.
iPET Network has teamed up with Track your Paws the UK's number one Animal Microchip Company. Track your Paws is fully DEFRA compliant with an approved microchip database, 24-7 lost and found helpline, online purchasing website and continual refresher training and education. After completing the iPET Network qualification at one of the approved Training providers you will become a Track your Paws implanter. You will be able to register on the Track your Paws website as a qualified implanter in your area and have your own implanter portal to log your microchips.
The link below is the iPET Network Level 3 Microchip Implantation for Pet Animals - Qualification Guide, this document provides more information and breakdown of the qualification criteria and outcomes.
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