Your PgCert In Just 12 Months

Unrivalled Hands - on Practical Training with Expert and Approachable Tutors..

If you want to develop your confidence and skills in Small Animal Surgery or Soft Tissue Surgery, Small Animal Emergency Practice, Small Animal Dentistry or Diagnostic Imaging and gain a valuable qualification in just 12 months, then our PgCert programmes could be just what you are looking for!

Click below to find out more about our range of PgCerts in specific subject areas...

"Love the modern approach to the PgCert on reflection rather than memorisation and article writing."

Rhiannon Jones MRCVS

"Learning to reflect critically on my behaviour and performance as a practitioner has been the best thing that has happened in my career."

Leon Ringelmann MRCVS

“Brilliant and very applicable to general practice.”

Georgie Mason MRCVS

"Completing the PgCert has given me both practical skills and confidence to forward my interest in veterinary dentistry and allowed me to provide the best patient care possible. The tutors are excellent and very approachable, and the content is very clinically relevant. I am happy I made the decision to enrol."

Charlotte Nicholson MRCVS

"My imaging techniques have drastically improved which is very beneficial to my daily practice."

Claire Bradley MRCVS

Attendance Courses

Practical Training

Nine or ten full days of hands-on practical training delivered by expert and approachable tutors who all receive excellent feedback on our current practical courses.


Focused Attendance Sessions

Just three attendance sessions each of three or four days to reinforce learning and minimise disruption to your life.

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Use Your New Skills Straight Away

New and enhanced practical skills to enable you to carry out more effective procedures in your practice, increase practice revenue and provide a more convenient service for your patients and their owners.

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Gain A Valuable Qualification

Your PgCert is a valuable University-awarded qualification that you can use to further your career and raise your personal and practice profile. Each PgCert is 60 credits on the National Framework at Masters Level. Assessment is via a reflective portfolio, including case studies and critically reflective essays.

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  Extensive Learning Resources

Online resources to provide a framework for your self-directed study – webinars, online Mini Series, videos, access to University eLibrary and resources, text books and bespoke reflective writing resources.


Get The Support You Need

You'll get support from your tutors throughout the course. Face-to-face practical sessions will help develop your clinical and decision-making skills, and your personal tutor will guide your self-directed studies with constructive feedback on your work.

Validated by the University of Chester, these highly practical programmes give you unrivalled hands on practical training with expert and approachable tutors.

We are also delighted to announce a brand new PgCert in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, validated by the University of Central Lancashire. The first intake starts in March 2024 and we are expecting strong interest in this small group, hands-on programme. Follow the links below to download your brochure or call us on 0151 328 0444

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What our Students Say...

Love the modern approach to the PgCert on reflection rather than memorisation and article writing.
Rhiannon Jones MRCVS

Brilliantly organised, tutors of the highest quality and highly practical teaching! Very practical, well taught, well worth it!
Rory Cowlam MRCVS

Excellent, much more social within the group and with the tutors than expected. Really feel like CPD Solutions is investing in me. Thank you.
Sally Potter MRCVS

I'm really pleased about my experience. This course is giving me new input and challenging my knowledge. The tutors are giving useful tips in practical lectures and great lessons.
Ilaria Falcini MRCVS

Excellent practical facilities and ability to practice and apply techniques learnt. Really friendly and approachable tutors. I love coming here for CPD.
Emma Corfield MRCVS

I've really enjoyed the sessions and learnt a huge amount. Particularly like the emphasis on 'doing' rather than endless lectures-excellent use of time. Lovely venue, all staff work well together, very smooth running of sessions.
Liam O'Connor MRCVS

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