Research Ethics Office

Part 1 Animal Use Training: Ethics of Animal Use


To ensure compliance with CCAC guidelines, all personnel involved with the use of animals for research, teaching and testing must, at a minimum, complete Part 1 Ethics of Animal Use.  Part 1 training includes the following core topics:  regulations and animal welfare; moral, legal and ethical issues; and the concept of the Three Rs (Reduction, Refinement, Replacement).  The course is available through eClass.  To register for Part 1 training, please complete the online Part 1: Ethics of Animal Use form.

Training Equivalencies

Staff and students who are new to the University may submit evidence of animal ethics training completed elsewhere and request that it be accepted as equivalent training.  Please email copies of training certificates to us for review (


Note:  Access to the Animal Module of REMO is restricted to University staff and students who have completed Part 1 Institutional Animal User Training.