Animal Technician Academy
The Animal Technician Academy introduces students to animal technology, humane care and the use of laboratory animals through classroom discussion and hands-on laboratory experiences. Academy students gain a basic knowledge in all aspects of animal technology including basic anatomy and physiology, identification methods, humane care and maintenance, health and observation, handling techniques, biosecurity, record keeping and medical terminology. In addition, students gain skills in effective communication, workplace safety, critical thinking and employability. Hands-on training is species specific and taught by highly qualified personnel.