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SRUC Training Courses: Sheep Dip: Safe use of Sheep Dips


This one day course will be delivered for candidates who need to buy or use sheep dip products and will satisfy the Medicines (Exemptions for Merchants in Veterinary Drugs) Order 1998.

What is Involved?

Use a Sheep Dip Manufacturers Product Label/Data Sheet for essential reference. Undertake an assessment of available sheep dip facilities and their operation to the agreed standards. Operate within and comply with the relevant Legislative, Welfare, and Environmental requirements. Select and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the tasks required.
Complete essential records accurately.
State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding of the control of common external parasites.
State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding and responsibilities of sheep diseases, use and disposal of sheep dip, handling. chemicals/COSHH, Health and Safety, environmental protection, and personal precautions.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Sheep Dip

What you will need to bring

Pen and Paper

Course Dates

SRUC Barony Campus
28th August (Miltonise Farm, New Luce), with assessments on the 29th or 30th August 2019
16th September 2019 (Venue TBC)

SRUC Oatridge Campus Dates

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


1/2 day training plus assessment

Start/Finish Times

9am to 4.30pm approximately


SRUC Oatridge Campus; SRUC Barony Campus


£300.00 per person.
Our course fees include training, assessment and registration fees. Please note there is no VAT on our training.


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.
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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 Murtagh (SRUC Oatridge)

01506 864807

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Jemima Dernie (SRUC Barony & Kirkton)

01387 242918