Non-Veterinary Cattle TB Tester

at UK Farmcare Ltd
Location Various, United Kingdom
Date Posted 12/05/2021
Category Agriculture
Job Type Part-Time Vacancies
Closing Date Ongoing


How to Apply

From early November 2020 non-vets have been able to undertake TB testing in cattle on behalf of a veterinary practice in England.  To be able to deliver this testing individuals must qualify as an Approved Tuberculin Tester, or ATT, and they must deliver the TB testing service via a veterinary practice and under the supervision of an Approved Veterinary Surgeon, or AVS.

In order to become an ATT, persons must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Hold a valid driving license and passport.
  • Hold at least 3 graded GCSEs or equivalent qualifications, in English, Maths, and a science or food production subject.
  • Have a clean criminal record.
  • Be approved by the Animal and Plant Health Agency.

There is also a need for at least six month’s cattle handling experience or alternatively three years of experience in a government job. An example would be working for a Local Authority providing certain inspection or authorisation activity.

To find out more, including information about the costs involved, click HERE

Further information if required is also available from David Butler at Agribusiness Communications Ltd:;  T: 07767 386401

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