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SRUC Training Courses: Cattle Foot Trimming


This training course covers the causes of lameness in cattle and how to reduce their impact. The aim is to help you to identify the symptoms of the different diseases and conditions which lead to lameness. Practical instruction will be delivered in the well proven Dutch foot trimming technique.

What is Involved?

This functional foot trimming course will include:
Personal Safety
Use of Crush and Equipment
Routine Foot Trimming
-White Line
-Slurry Heel

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

SRUC Certificate of Attendance

What you will need to bring

Overalls, Wellington Boots, Change of clothes.

Course Dates

SRUC Barony Campus
11th & 12th September 2019
15th & 16th January 2020
8th & 9th April 2020
8th & 9th July 2020
14th & 15th October 2020

Further course dates can be scheduled on demand. Please contact the campus to register your interest.


2 days

Start/Finish Times

10am to 3.30pm


SRUC Barony Campus


£310.00 per person. Please note there is no VAT on our training.
All catering will be provided.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

Sounds good? Start searching for an ITA approved course and apply online.
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How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Fiona Lanni (SRUC Ayr/Barony)

01291 525355