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Instructor-led training

Instructor-led training

The Institute runs a variety of instructor-led training courses aimed at a variety of stakeholders who are associated with the diagnosis of viruses affecting livestock or the health of farm animals.

If you have any queries regarding the training offered or have a bespoke training request, please contact Pirbright Training.


Course title Dates Application deadline
Diagnosis of foot-and-mouth disease 13 -24 May 2024 14 December 2023
FMD post-vaccination monitoring through VNT and ELISA 20-24 May 2024 14 December 2023
Laboratory diagnosis of African swine fever virus (ASFV) Please Enquire  
Laboratory diagnosis of lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) 11-15 March 2024 31 December 2023
Laboratory diagnosis of Marek’s disease TBC TBC
Laboratory diagnosis of peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) Please Enquire  
Poultry Health Course 2024
Please Enquire
Transboundary diseases    



Course title Dates

Biological Safety Cabinets: Maintenance and Validation

13 March 2024
5 June 2024
9 October 2024
HEPA Filtration: Validation, Testing and Changing 21 February 2024
3 July 2024
27 November 2024



Course title Dates
Biological Safety Cabinets for Biosafety Professionals and Laboratory Managers 11-12 March 2024
3-4 June 2024
Biological Safety Cabinets (All Classes) for Users Please Enquire

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