Welcome to the profession of the Laboratory animal technologist

Laboratory animal technologists work as caring professionals and make important contributions to the physical and emotional wellbeing of animals and people.

Laboratory animal technologists are members of a learned and honourable profession and are required to always act in such a manner as to maintain and promote the prestige, honour, dignity, and interests of the profession. Laboratory animal technologists take on the responsibility to promote animal health, relieving the suffering of animals and assisting in the saving of animal lives.

The SAVC is here to assist with matters related to the practicing of the professions of laboratory animal technologists so that these professionals can practise the profession without hesitation or restrictions.

No person may practise the profession of a laboratory animal technologist unless that person is registered with the SAVC or authorised by the SAVC to perform certain functions of a laboratory animal technologist.

Act, rules and regulations of the Laboratory animal technologist

The rules

Read the rules that is applicable to you as a para-laboratory animal technology professional.

The regulations

Read the regulations for the para-laboratory animal technology profession.

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