OCQ(V) - GX (Germinal Products Exports)
- Procedures and requirements for the export of germinal products with particular reference to variation of procedural and documentary requirements related to country of destination, transit counties and species and their relevance to the Authorised Veterinarian and/or OV.
- Legal, professional and APHA requirements and procedures relevant to the Authorised Veterinarian/OV undertaking export certification for germinal products – including detailed consideration of species-specific requirements.
- The legal and professional responsibilities of the Authorised Veterinarian/OV relating to safeguarding the welfare of donor animals entering and/or residing within germinal product establishments.
- The development of skills required for the resolution of queries/problems relevant to the export of germinal products.
- Familiarisation with Defra, APHA and other websites providing relevant information to refresh knowledge.
You are required to undergo revalidation for OCQ(V) - GX every 4 years.
* New name for OCQ(V) - GX
To comply with new EU legislation, the name ‘Germplasm’ has changed to ‘Germinal Products’. The course content remains the same, it is only the title that has changed.
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