Laboratory animal courses

OULAC organizes laboratory animal courses for researchers, laboratory animal personnel, students and laboratory animal care takers. The contencts of the education is described in the EU guidelines: A working document on the development of a common education and training framework fo fulil the requirements under the Directive. Courses in OULAC follow these guidelines.

Course for those carrying out procedures, see info in the front page

  • Annually in English
  • Includes a theoretical part and practical training
  • For the competence, you need to participate in the species and procedure specific practical training and show later your competence
  • About 30 lectures
  • Hands-on exercises 5 hours/species (Mice and rats)

Course for those designing projects

  • Together with a proper university degree gives the competence to design and conduct animal experiments
  • Preliminary attendance in the course for those carrying out procedures is mandatory
  • Participant must have appropriate studies for 180 credits
  • Course includes lectures and discussions; and preparation of an individual project plan

Last updated: 11.11.2020