Become An Inspired Imager .... just 12 months

Develop your confidence and skills in Diagnostic Imaging in just one year with the highly practical, flexible and incredibly convenient work-based certificate programme from CPD Solutions and validated by the University of Chester.

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.

Download a brochure now or reserve your place with a deposit of just £997 + VAT.

Any questions? Call us now on 0151 328 0444.

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

Claire Bradley MRCVS

The next intake starts in July 2025.
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"I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and it has made a real difference to my diagnostic imaging skills and my diagnostic investigation. I am now far more confident when performing imaging and interpreting images I have acquired."

Harriet Rhodes MRCVS

A modern work-based PgCert that could transform you and your practice


Develop Your Imaging Skills

Ten full days of hands-on practical training, film reading and interactive case-based discussions delivered by highly experienced, expert and approachable tutors.


Focused Attendance Sessions

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


Use Your New Skills Straight Away

Use your new skills from day one in your practice to enable you to carry out more effective procedures, increase practice revenue and provide a more convenient in house service for your patients and their owners.


Gain A Valuable Qualification

Your PgCert is 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. 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, self-assessment MCQs, RCVS Knowledge Library membership, access to University of Chester eLibrary and resources, online text books, 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 imaging and decision-making skills, and your personal tutor will guide your self-directed studies with constructive feedback on your work.

"Very good tutors. Feel much more confident offering ultrasound to owners now."

Tiago Freitas MRCVS

Included with your PgCert…


1 Year Additional Access

An extra year’s access to all of the CPD Solutions online resources in your support material. You can refer back to a presentation, a surgical video or an Online Mini Series Course in the year after you complete your PgCert, whenever you want to.


£400 CPD Voucher

A £400 CPD Voucher for you to use on any Practical Attendance Course the year after your PgCert Course. A little help that you can put towards a practical course in a specific area that you may identify while you’re completing your PgCert.


Essential Text Books

Two essential text books:
‘Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology’ - Thrall, and ‘Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound’ - Mattoon & Nyland. Yours to keep.

"I have learnt so much during the course not only theoretically but also practically. Thanks to this course I am also a much more confident clinician. I can only highly recommend this course!"

Katja Frizzera MRCVS

"Excellent practical sessions! Well organised and all tutors and demonstrators were supportive and knowledgeable."

Nicoleta Wilding MRCVS

CPD Solutions’ portfolio of PG Certificate Professional Development programmes is approved through the University of Chester’s award-winning work based learning framework for professionals. Chester is a leading HE specialist in experiential learning and continuing professional development which has developed its work based learning framework to enable academic credit for learning that occurs in and through work, supported by a process of critical reflection on practice. Please see here for more information:

This PgCert has been approved by the RCVS as part of a route to Advanced Practitioner status for the respective designation. Those wishing to apply for Advanced Practitioner status also need to have completed an assessed professional key skills module, such as the ‘A’ Module of the RCVS CertAVP (not currently offered by CPD Solutions), and met the other RCVS stipulated criteria, before applying for Advanced Practitioner status. You can find further information on the RCVS website:

PgCert Professional Development in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging (WBIS)


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