Refresher training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Red Kite offer a range of training events for technicians, research staff and veterinary surgeons. We can also provide bespoke training, tailored to the needs of participants. Our upcoming CPD courses are listed below:


21 November 2019 – NTCO Workshop

The NTCO is responsible for ensuring that staff at a research establishment are adequately trained and competent. This one day workshop aims to give participants an understanding of the expectations the Home Office has of the NTCO, explore how competence in practical skills may be assessed, and to explore some ways in which the role might be fulfilled.

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Other courses, which can be delivered in your institution

Refresher training for personal licence holders and project licence holders

Half day, interactive workshops covering responsibilities of licence holders and an update on ASPA.

Refresher training for NACWOs

We offer half-day or whole-day NACWO refresher courses tailored to the needs of the institution.

Training for function D

A two-day workshop covering aspects of humane killing for non-licence holders, including ethical and legal considerations and practical aspects. These workshops can be tailored to the species and methods relevant to course participants.

Surgical training workshops

Refresher and advanced surgery training workshops in surgery for licence holders. Half-day and full-day training courses available. Basic workshops are suitable for those working with all species; advanced workshops cover a range of techniques in rodent surgery. For more information download the rodent surgical workshop information

Bespoke training

We can also provide bespoke refresher or induction courses tailored to your needs. Contact us for more information  Prices on application.