Veterinary Postgraduate Certificates (PgCerts)

If you want to develop your confidence and skills in Small Animal 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! Delivered in association with the University of Chester, these highly practical programmes give you unrivalled hands on practical training with expert and approachable tutors. Any questions? Call us now on 0151 328 0444.

  • New Skills

    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 in house service for your patients and their owners.

  • 12 Month Programme

    The 12 month duration of the programme gives you a valuable qualification quickly. This means minimal disruption for you, your family and your practice and you can put your new skills to use straight away.

  • Attendance Sessions

    Just three, highly-practical attendance sessions each of three or four days to reinforce learning, teach you new skills and minimise disruption to your life.

  • Support

    Support from expert and approachable tutors throughout the duration of the course.

  • Valuable Qualification

    A valuable qualification awarded by the University of Chester that you can use to further your career and raise your personal and practice profile. The PgCert is 60 credits on the National Framework at Masters Level. Provision is situated within Chester’s renowned work based learning and accreditation framework.

  • Extensive Practical Training

    Hands-on practical surgery training delivered by expert and approachable tutors who all receive excellent feedback on our current practical courses.

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, very hands on. Pre-reading essential. Course tutors all excellent-very approachable and extremely knowledgeable.

Michelle Lawrence 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

Really positive - Excellent detail covered, lovely tutors.

Tshidi Gardiner 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

Great CPD, the practicals are great to practise what you learn.

Sara Eley 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

Overall very impressed with course, happy I chose CPD Solutions and feel I will gain a lot from it.

Guy Sandelowsky MRCVS

Exceeded my expectations. Beautifully refurbished wet lab, great food, welcoming staff.

Tony Syrris 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

Very much enjoy tutorial and practical sessions. Excellent way to advance CPD and knowledge with massive course content.

Neil Brogan MRCVS