Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO)


Registration is now open for PIC’s Canadian offering of the Poultry Welfare Auditor Course conducted by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) being held in Guelph, Ontario from October 7 – 9, 2019.

For Certified Auditors, please note that PIC’s education and extension sessions are on the list of approved conferences for those interested in maintaining their PAACO Poultry Welfare Auditor certification. Any hours accumulated attending these sessions can be utilized as continuing education credits to maintain your PAACO Auditor status.

Course Goal

To train potential poultry welfare auditors using as a basis the welfare criteria and standards generally found and accepted in industry audits for broilers, turkeys and egg layers. This training is designed to affect the quality of auditing by individuals who perform poultry industry welfare audits. Training will address and educate on factors contained in welfare audits utilized in the broiler, layer and turkey industries.

Course Overview

The Poultry Welfare Auditor Course conducted by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification  Organization (PAACO) is the certification course for broiler, layer and turkey auditors.  PAACO is an organization of eight professional animal organizations with extensive expertise on best management practices and current science in animal agriculture. The organization’s purpose is to promote the humane treatment of animals through education and certification of animal auditors as well as the review and/or certification of animal audit instruments, assessments and programs.

For more information Click Here to be taken to our PAACO web-page.

Click Here to be taken to the on-line registration form.