The CCAC requires mandatory animal care training for everyone using animals in research, teaching and testing. These training requirements are directed towards personnel using wildlife species in the field.


The following will enable you meet the initial training requirement:

Certificates from other universities

Individuals with a valid certificate from other Canadian Universities should Dr. Jennifer Devitt for further information.

Practical training

As well as receiving a certification number, there is a mandatory practical training requirement for all personnel involved in animal handling or experimental manipulations.  This training must be documented and must be completed before participating in the animal research protocol.  Practical training required will be dependent upon the procedures approved in individual Animal Use Protocols.