Renewal Training for Current Testers
Current testers who need to renew their certification will receive an email with instructions on how to complete virtual training.
Initial Training for New Testers
Registration for the following dates is now full. Please email the P/T Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the waiting list for future trainings.
PT Virtual Training: May 6, 2021 at 1 p.m.
Each training is free to attend and will consist of 3 hours of course material, and 2 hours for the testing window. Do not sign up for this training if these dates or times do not work. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. One prospective tester per registration spot, computer screen, and email. The only materials needed for the training will be the training material provided and a solid internet connection. After training, supplies to be an authorized tester cost around $300. Supplies will be discussed during the training.
Training will consist of:
- Texas Pullorum-Typhoid Program Requirements
- Rapid Whole Blood Testing and Hatchery Fluff Sampling
- Biosecurity for Poultry
- National Poultry Improvement Plan in Texas
- Positive and Negative samples
- Tests will cover information from the lecture and training portions