Certified Swine Sample Collector Training

Sample Collector training curriculum includes:

  • Foreign animal disease videos;
  • Resources addressing biosecurity, restraint, and sample submission; and
  • Tier 1 or Tier 2 resources.

Attention Category II Accredited Veterinarians:

Contact the state animal health official before conducting training in each state.

SAHO Contact List (pdf)

Training materials below are provided in English and Spanish.

Required Foreign Animal Disease Videos

Tier 2 Sampling

Includes Tier 1 sample types and the following:

Optional Sample Types

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Exam materials are available:

  • Three different versions of the examinations
  • Answer keys to accompany examinations

Trainer Resources:

Steps to Train CSSCs – digital | print

CSSC Brochure


Please download the Trainee reporting spreadsheet in order to submit names of trainees to SAHOs.