Animal Care Training act-logo1

A major branch of the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) in addition to research and outreach is education. Through the Animal Care Training website (, the BCI offers resources for individuals and teams to expand their knowledge of food safety, animal welfare and environmental stewardship through web-based audiovisual training modules available in both English and Spanish.

Animal Care Training serves a variety of audiences from national corporations and livestock marketers training entire teams to individual producers and veterinarians looking to improve their methods.

The site also serves as a host to continuing education modules for organizations such as American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and has been named the national training center for beef and dairy producers by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA).

Youth ProgramsACT-Youth-Logo-4C-sm (1)

Looking to help your local 4-H or FFA organization improve their animal handling practices? The Animal Care Training site offers modules and certifications to youth – free of charge!

Youth Training Available:

  • Beef Quality Assurance
  • Beef Industry Food Safety
  • Dairy Animal Care and Quality Assurance
  • Humane Equine Management

Why Animal Care Training?

  • Access training modules 24/7
  • Work at your own pace, from your home, office or on the road – all you need is an Internet connection!
  • Print certificates instantly upon completion
  • Available in English and Spanish

Continuing Educationaabp

The BCI provides continuing education modules for members of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP).