2024 PgCertDent Initial Deposit

£997.00 (+VAT)

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Postgraduate Certificate Professional Development in Small Animal Dentistry

Become a Dynamic Small Animal Dentist in just 12 months! 

Secure your place on the 2024 intake now with a deposit of £997 + VAT.

This course, starting in October 2024, will help you to develop your confidence and skills in small animal dentistry and gain a valuable qualification in as little as 12 months.

Reserve your place now, and look forward to nine full days of hands-on practical dentistry training with expert and approachable tutors helping you to develop your skills.

You’ll also get:-

  • Full support for continuous assessment – no formal exams
  • Primarily Practical Training – 9 days of hands-on practicals to develop new skills
  • Valuable work-based learning skills that you can use throughout your career
  • Extensive online resources – videos, webinars and Online Mini Series Courses
  • Extensive online resources to provide a framework for your study –webinars, Online Mini Series Courses, eBooks and bespoke reflective writing resources
  • RCVS Knowledge Library membership and Journal of Veterinary Dentistry online membership – access to a wide range of full text eJournals
  • A valuable PgCert qualification from the University of Chester, leaders in work based learning

Your programme is divided into three modules and each module commences with a practical attendance session where you’ll learn new skills to take back to your practice:

  • Essentials of Small Animal Dentistry
  • Exodontics and Feline Dentistry
  • Paediatric, Geriatric and Advanced Small Animal Dentistry

Practical attendance sessions:

  • 2nd – 4th Oct 2024 (3 days)
  • 5th – 7th Feb 2025 (3 days)
  • 18th – 20th Jun 2025 (3 days)

Course Tutors:

Alex Smithson BVM&S BDS(Hons) CertEndodontology MRCVS

Gerhard Putter BVSc DEVDC MRCVS MANZCVS (Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery)

Alix Freeman BA MA BVSc DipEVDC MRCVS, EBVS European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry

Andrew Perry BVSc DipEVDC MRCVS, EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry

What’s your investment?

The investment in this 12 month programme to achieve your PGCert is £10,947 + VAT. This includes all of your practical training, online resources and support. Payment options are available.

You also need to register with the University of Chester. The 2024-25 registration fee is £2835 (no VAT applies) for UK students or £4425 (no VAT applies) for EU/International students.

Secure your place on this small group programme for 2024-25 with a non-refundable deposit of £997 + VAT

* Applicants for this study route must hold a veterinary degree and have at least 2 years postgraduate clinical experience. EU/International applicants who are not RCVS Members will need to satisfy the English Language proficiency requirements of the University of Chester (please see https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/how-apply/entry-requirements).

Any questions? Please call us on 0151 328 0444 or email [email protected] and we’ll be delighted to help you.

Course feedback:

“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

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Small Animal Dentistry course and feel I’ve progressed in this discipline massively since the start.”
Eleanor Cowton MRCVS

“Excellent course with lots of scope for practical learning and experience.”
Laura Prendergast MRCVS

Brilliant practical sessions with lively in-depth discussions. Good time-frame over which to learn and feel improvement.”
Mary Raho MRCVS

“I finally feel confident to be extracting teeth safely and with the least trauma possible. Dentistry is much less stressful.”
Tim Pearson MRCVS

“Loved it. Already feel my dentistry has improved a lot because of what I have learnt.”
Robert Smith MRCVS

Any questions? Please call us on 0151 328 0444 or email [email protected] and we’ll be delighted to help you.

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