Inductions, Training and Gaining Access

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.

Bioresources Induction

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. The dates are as follows;

23rd May 2016

13th June 2016

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. The dates for euthanasia methods in mice are as follows and take place in Bioresources;

30/5/16 at 2.30pm

27/6/16 at 2.30pm

Please contact Bioresources if you need to be trained in euthanasia methods in rats

E-mus training

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 (attendees should meet in the lift lobby) on the following dates;

24th May 2016

7th June 2016

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 (attendees should meet in the lift lobby) on the following dates;

26th May 2016

9th June 2016

Training and assessment in procedural techniques 

 This is available on request and booked via PPMS.

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