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

Senior Animal Technologist

 

Brief Duties

The skills and qualifications of the Licensed Animal Technologist, with excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with researchers, responsible for line-managing other animal technologists, ensuring daily routines are undertaken to the required standards, may be appointed as a Named Animal Care and Welfare Officer (NACWO), training in management and supervisory skills..

 

Likely Qualifications

NACWO Introductory Course, Levels 4-6 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science and Technology, evidence of active Continued Professional Development (CPD).

 

Salary

£20k - £28k depending on location

 

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