Inductions, Training and Gaining Access
Meeting the criteria
SAHMRI (and its AEC) needs to be satisfied that you are competent with working with animals, understand your obligations and responsibilities under the Code and the State Animal Welfare Act, and are aware of how to work within the facility.
Gaining access into Bioresources
To gain access into Bioresources please attend the following courses in the order shown;
- Ethics and Compliance talks (Plus Exam)
- Bioresources Induction
- Euthanasia training course
- E-mus training
- Rodent Handling, Husbandry and Equipment Course
- Training and assessment in procedural techniques
For new users of Bioresources that do not require training, we are still required by the SAHMRI AEC to assess your competency - assessments are carried on request.
Please use PPMS to book all services and training below, except for the Ethics and Compliance talks.
Ethics and Compliance talks (plus Exam)
This is a prerequisite to all other courses - please attend first.
All users of SAHMRI facilities (including Primary Applicants and Deputies on Project Licences) must attend an Induction into our compliance and ethical practices. Details of dates and how to register is available here.
Every new user must undergo an induction into the facility. Induction training takes place on Level 1 at 3pm (Unless stated otherwise) attendees should meet in the lift lobby.
Euthanasia training course
Please attend the Bioresources induction before booking onto this course
Every new user must undergo training in humane euthanasia in the species they are working with, prior to gaining access into the facility. Euthanasia training takes place on Level 1, attendees should meet in the lift lobby.
Please contact Bioresources if you need to be trained in euthanasia methods in rats
Training in use of Bioresources database is essential to working with animals. Please attend this prior to commencing work. Training takes place on Level 1 at 2.00pm.
Rodent Handling, Husbandry and Equipment Course
Training in rodent handling, husbandry and equipment is essential to attend prior to working with animals. Training takes place on Level 1 at 2.00pm.
Training and assessment in procedural techniques
This is available on request and booked via PPMS.