The Career Pathway for Animal Technologists

Typical

Indicative

Timescales

Alignment to

Directive

2010/63/EU

Core Career Pathway

including

Continuous Professional Development

Alignment to

Education

Framework

Alignment to

Professional

Recognition

6

months

1

year

3

years

5

years

8

years+

Entry to Master's Degree

Level 2 LAS&T Diploma

Level 3 LAS&T Diploma

Local Induction,

Health & Safety, etc

Level 2 Lab Animal

Husbandry Diploma

Level 4 LAS&T Diploma

Level 6 LAS&T Diploma

or 1st Degree

Level 5 LAS&T Diploma

Registered Animal Technologist (RAnTech)

Namend Animal Care and Welfare Officer (NACWO)

Member of the Institute of Animal Technology (MIAT)

Fellow of the Institute of Animal Technology (FIAT)

EU Modules

3.2, 7, 8, 9 & 23

requirement for

ICARE

EU Function Group C

(Animal carers)
Modules

1, 2, 3.1, 4, 5, 6.1 & 3.2

Appointment

Animal Technologist

 

Brief Duties

The skills and qualifications of the Animal Technologist, working closely with the researchers to support the day to day planning of research project tasks and will be competent at both performing regulated procedures and may be involved in the training of other members of staff.   Licensed technologists have a more detailed knowledge of the research protocols and welfare implications.

 

Likely Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science and Technology, Membership of the IAT (MIAT), Registered Animal Technologist (RAnTech) Home Office Modular training and computer literate, with knowledge of databases.

 

Salary

£23k - £30k depending on location

 

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