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OCQ(V) - UX (Ungulate Exports)

The OCQ(V) - UX (Ungulate Exports) covers the export of ungulates, including Equidae. This includes non-domesticated ungulates from Confined Establishments.

Is this the right course for you? For the export of Equidae only (i.e. not including other ungulates), please see the OCQ(V) - EQ (Equine Exports). For the export of farm animals, please see the OCQ(V) - FA (Farm Animal Exports).

Looking for the OCQ(V) - UXr (Ungulate Exports revalidation) course? Click here

Useful facts for OCQ(V) - UX

Prerequisite OCQ(V)s for UX


OCQ(V)s that UX is a prerequisite for


CPD hours awarded on completion of the course

Ten hours

Revalidation frequency

Every four years


£199 plus VAT

Course presentation


Exports permitted with OCQ(V) - UX

Qualification Permitted Exports

Overview of training for OCQ(V) - UX

The training for the OCQ(V) - UX is all provided online. Topics covered include:

  • Procedures and requirements for the export of ungulates, with particular reference to variation of procedural and documentary requirements related to country of destination, transit countries and species
  • Legal, professional and APHA requirements and procedures relevant to the OV undertaking export certification for ungulates, including detailed consideration of species-specific requirements
  • The legal and professional responsibilities of OVs relating to safeguarding the welfare of ungulates presented for export
  • The development of skills required for the resolution of queries/problems relevant to the export of ungulates
  • Familiarisation with the Defra, APHA, RCVS and other websites providing information to refresh knowledge

Please note: before applying for the OCQ(V) - UX course, you are required to hold the OCQ(V) - ES and OCQ(V) - EX qualifications, as these are both prerequisite courses for the OCQ(V) - UX.

Revalidation of OCQ(V) - UX

You are required to undergo revalidation for OCQ(V) - UX every four years.

To view the requirements for the OCQ(V) - UXr (Ungulate Exports revalidation) course, click here.

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