Local Authority Training

Level 3 Certificate in Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals

Licensing in Wales

Accredited Programme

The Licensing of Activities Involving Animals Regulations (AAL) require officers carrying out inspections of animal establishments, including dog day care, home boarding, kennels, catteries, dog breeder and petshops, to be appropriately qualified.

The City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals has been specifically developed by animal licensing officers and education experts to address this new legal requirement and meets the requirement to be an Ofqual regulated level 3 qualification.

The course provides inspectors with the knowledge and skills to make accurate, legal and animal welfare focused decisions when carrying out the inspections on the full range of licensed activities. 

The course is specifically for those working as licensing officers and  comprises of online and ‘face to face’ training. These sessions are delivered by qualified, experienced inspectors from the City of London Corporation, and are held at the specialised facilities at Heathrow Animal Reception Centre. To date we have trained over 350 animal licensing officers. 

The OFQUAL regulated City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals in only available through the National Pet College, the education provider for the Pet Industry Federation

Assessment of the licensing course is through one multiple choice exam and reflective four essays.

Course Cost: £1190 + vat 

29th and 30th April

Bridgend College

£245 +VAT

In order to meet the needs of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (Wales) Regulations 2021 the National Pet College has developed a new accredited programme.

The course comprises of two days training covering the theory knowledge and practical skills required by inspectors to make informed decisions when licensing animal establishments.

Contact info@nationalpetcollege.co.uk for invoicing details

2022 Course Dates:

Theory – w/c 9th May, practical 29th & 30th June

Animal Licensing course