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Who are we?

The Animal Technician Development Programme (ATDP) identifies, inspires and prepares new Animal Technicians for an exciting  career within the UK Life Sciences workplace.

We are a social enterprise committed to engaging with employers, educational establishments and those interested in training to become an Animal Technician.

Our 3 core aims are:


To actively promote awareness of the Animal Technician career pathway with Colleges and Universities and forge strong links between educational establishments and local employers of Animal Technicians

Train & Develop

To Train and develop animal related course graduates on the legislative,
ethical and operational training needs
to be employed within research establishments animal units

Encourage & Advise

To encourage and advise employers
so they may provide real life experiences for new Animal Technicians
leaving educational establishments
local to them

The Categories


An Employer Of Animal Technicians?

College / University

A College or University looking to give your students the right career opportunity after their animal related course?

Animal Technician

Interested in becoming an Animal Technician?


The Animal Technician Development Programme provides trained, enthusiastic
and relevant new Animal Technicians to employers via a structured employability programme.

Reach Us

To find out more contact us on or leave us a message:

London, UK

0844 8844686

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