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University Biomedical Services (UBS)


Home Office Courses

We provide training for those seeking Home Office Licences. The courses follow the modular syllabus set out by the Home Office. Regular modular training courses are held at the Training Centre. Course length (maximum five days) will be dependent on a student's individual training requirements. Experienced visiting scientists from overseas may be able to take advantage of distance learning through the online course, and complete the theoretical training before arriving in the UK. Please click on the link to the left for more information.


IAT Courses

We also provide Levels 2 & 3 of the Institute of Animal Technology  qualification, as distance learning or as class based learning.

The qualifications consist of:

Level 2 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Husbandry

Level 2 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science & Technology

Level 3 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science & Technology

The full syllabus is available on the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) website. Please click on the link to the right of this page.


CPD Courses

At the Training Centre we also provide courses focusing on Continued Personal Development (CPD). We provide training to aid in career progression and personal growth throughout your career in the research community. All our CPD courses are IAT approved and have IAT and LASA CPD points attached. These courses are run by an experienced team with a wealth of knowledge. Bespoke training to suit your needs is also available. Please contact our Training Centre for further information.

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General Enquiries

Training Centre Enquiries

Home Office Licencing

HR Enquiries

RCA Reporting