Reaseheath College, in conjunction with the Milking Equipment Association (MEA), have developed a modular specialist qualification to underpin the Parlour Safe Scheme.

New entrants in to the industry will be expected to have studied this qualification whilst those currently working in the industry will be assessed by Reaseheath College. Those with identified training shortfalls will be expected to attend short courses to fill any gaps.

The Reaseheath Course has been approved by IAgrE as leading to EngTech registration.

Typical subjects covered are:

  • Animal physiology & behaviour
  • Health & Safety
  • Pneumatics
  • Best practice
  • Daily Routine
  • Herd management
  • Herd quality
  • Project management