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About AMTRA Academy

This AMTRA Academy website is provided as an additional service to AMTRA SQPs and employers, and is managed for AMTRA by Vetstream. Please contact Vetstream with any queries about how to access the material on this website: vetacademy@vetstream.com

Please note that your username and password for this Academy site is independent of that used to log in to the main AMTRA website.


AMTRA is an independent regulatory body whose task it is to ensure that the prescription and supply of VPS animal medicines in the UK is undertaken in a responsible manner by AMTRA qualified persons.

Under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations AMTRA is the body appointed by the Secretary of State to keep a register of Suitably Qualified Persons. AMTRA's tasks include:

  • working with Harper Adams University to develop and maintain a qualification syllabus at Higher Education Level 4 which meets the needs of SQPs and the requirements of the Secretary of State
  • working with training centres to support course provision
  • provision of information and advice to SQPs
  • maintenance of the Register of SQPs
  • monitoring and accreditation of continuing professional development for SQPs
  • regulation of professional conduct (including powers to suspend registration or strike off the Register for misconduct)